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Rondache (Shield)

Artist/maker unknown, Italian

Made in Italy, Europe

c. 1550-1560

Embossed, hardened, and cut leather (known as cuir-bouilli)

Diameter: 23 5/8 inches (60 cm) Weight (Including metal mount): 8.6 lb. (3903g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 348, Arms and Armor, third floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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