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landsknecht (mercenary soldier)
  • Switzerland
  • landsknecht (mercenary soldier), circa 1600
  • Where object was made: Switzerland
  • stained glass
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 24.8 x 18.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 3/4 x 7 1/8 in
  • Gift of the Mark L. Morris Jr. Family
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0363
Description

Oval with image of bearded man wearing black hat with white feather, orange and yellow striped pants, armor and checkered sleeves. He holds a primitive firearm over right shoulder and a gold cup in left hand. Sword attached at waist and clear sky blue in background. There is a checkered blue design at BC.