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Helmet, salade, celata, sallet

Helmet, salade, celata, sallet

Manufacturer / Maker: Germany

Department: History
Date: 1475
Medium: Steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 x 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (27.9 x 24.1 cm)
Classification: Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, 1979 General Obligation Bonds
Object number: PC1982.216.1
DescriptionHelmet, sallet, or salade, German, steel, c. 1475. North Italian-type (celata) of head piece. The skull-piece is flattened and has a low comb of rectangular section with a hollow groove running down the center. The tail piece is composed of one plate riveted to the back border of the skull piece. The hinged bellows visor which is attached by large rivets contains oblong apertures forming the ocularia below which are pierced ridges for ventilation. The visor is secured by a push button, riveted hinge on the lower left side.
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