Swiss Guards uniforms designed by Michelangelo

Michelangelo during the mid-16th century designed a military uniform for the Swiss Guards, consisting of blue, red, and yellow stripes. The Swiss Guards security force at the Vatican in Rome, Italy, the uniforms still worn today, with few changes.

Additional Information:

Date:
      mid-16th century
Name(s):
      Michelangelo
Occupation:
      Artist / Designer
Location:
      Rome, Italy

uniform and helmet


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