Wrought Iron Half Mask
16th century - 18th century (made)
Width: 15.2 cm
Met, Japan, armour and helmets
Russet iron half mask with red lacquering within.
This half-mask is from a suit of armour and is made of russet wrought iron. It has a removable nose-piece and there is cutwork appliqué on the upper edge and the remains of a moustache and of red lacquer within.
From Sir Ratan Tata Collection
Location: In Storage