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The ventilation holes in the visor, forming an X-shape or saltire, allude to the Cross of St. Andrew, a Burgundian emblem that was adopted by the Habsburgs and used as an insignia by imperial German troops.

Credit: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929 ...
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c. 1500-1510
Steel, copper alloy, leather
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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