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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Armour

Pair of Gauntlets

Period:
16th Century
Description:

A gauntlet is a variety of glove, particularly one having been constructed of hardened leather or metal plates which would protect the hands and wrists of the wearer in combat. This pair of gauntlets are part of a half suit of half armour created in Austria during the late 16th century.

Materials/Media:
Steel / Leather / Material
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000430
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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