Breastplate "in the German style" Northern Italy (Milan), about 1480, steel; modern leather, the domed rivet in the center slides in a slot on the chest plate, allowing the wearer to flex his torso forward. The lipped edges at the neck and arms help deflect the points of weapons. Weight: 6 lb. 4 oz. Length: 14" W x 21" L x 7" D.