07/08/2013 01:40 pm ET Updated Sep 07, 2013

82nd & Fifth: FASHION PLATE by Pierre Terjanian

Meant to be worn in a ceremonial context, this dazzling armor was inspired by contemporary civilian fashion--complete with puffed sleeves that were pierced so the shirt underneath could be seen. "I look at armor as hollow, moving sculptures," says curator Pierre Terjanian.

Get three, 180-degree views of the armor.