Belt believed to belong to Grand Duke Vytautas on display in Vilnius

Segments of a belt, believed to be worn by Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas, go on display at the Grand Dukes Palace in Vilnius.
Vytautas the Great
© DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

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