Suit of Armor

Suit of Armor

A suit of armor from Westphalia, Germany, c. 1450. This was indicated at the Detroit Institute of Art as being made before mere jousting or decorative use armor. Perhaps then it was intended to be worn into battle. Imagine going up against anyone while wearing those shoes.

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3 thoughts on “Suit of Armor

  1. Fabulous! The rendering of the metal looks so life like, I can see the suit standing in the museum. Thank you for sharing.

  2. Awesome Drawing. There is a similar, but simpler suit on display at my fencing club. And yes, the toes are crazy pointy. I think they serve as a kind of weapon when you are on horseback, but I can’t say for sure.

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