Attributed to Romain des Ursins (Italian, 1493–95). Shaffron (Horse's Head Defense) of Henry II of France when Dauphin, ca. 1490–1500, redecorated 1539. Franco-Italian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1904 (04.3.253) | In the Renaissance, elaborate parade armor of fanciful design was often employed in tournaments, ceremonial entries, and court pageants.