Waistcoat Corselet (torso defense) with Pauldrons (shoulder defenses), for use in combat on ship. Artist/maker unknown, German. Made for Shipman Cuntz van Unckel. Made in Cologne, Germany, Europe, 1571. Etched and partially blackened steel; brass; leather (replaced). Dimensions: Height (down the center of the front): 19 3/8 inches (49.2 cm) Height (down the center of the back): 21 7/16 inches (54.5 cm) Width (across the midpoints of the shoulders): 17 1/4 inches (43.8 cm) Waist: 40 3/4 inches (103.5 cm) Depth: 13 3/8 inches (34 cm) Weight: 19.5 lb. (8.84 kg). Curatorial Department: European Decorative Arts and Sculpture. Gallery 247, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries). Accession Number: 1977-167-25. Credit Line: Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977



Friday, November 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Penn-PMA Mellon Object-Based Learning Workshop, "Fashioning Defense: Armor, Body, and Self in the Early Modern World"

Object-Based Study Day at the Philadelphia Museum of Art with Dirk Breiding, The J.J. Medveckis Associate Curator of Arms and Armor at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Shira Brisman, Assistant Professor in Early Modern Art, History of Art Department at the University of Pennsylvania

THIS IS A CLOSED WORKSHOP, OPEN ONLY TO FIRST-YEAR HISTORY OF ART GRADUATE STUDENTS. For registration, please email dajackso@sas.upenn.edu