Apr 9, 2020

Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces

Burgonet with Hinged Cheek Pieces

c. 1560–70

Steel with brass rivets, roped edges terminating in decorative spiral; fragments of leather liner

Overall: 37 x 31.2 x 19.2 cm (14 9/16 x 12 5/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

Weight: 2.16 kg (4.76 lbs.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1086

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This helmet once had a leather liner to protect a soldier's head from the hard steel. Armorers continuously innovated their designs, keeping in mind both protection and comfort.

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