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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Italian Helmet from 1543
Made by Milanese armourer Filippo Negroli in 1543, from Metropolitan Museum of Art:
"Made from one plate of steel patinated to look like bronze. . . the
graceful mermaid forming the helmet's comb holds the grimacing head of
Medusa by the hair"