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Field Armor in the Fluted or "Maximilian" Style

Field Armor in the Fluted or "Maximilian" Style

c. 1520

Steel; leather; brass

Lent by The Royal Armouries, Leeds 37.2008

Description

Distinguished by its fluted surfaces, armor in this style was popularized in South Germany and Austria during the early 1500s. The style is usually called "Maximilian" since it was introduced during the reign of Emperor Maximilian I.

See also
Collection: 
MED - Arms & Armor
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Arms and Armor

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