Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion

Date

1570

Object Number

IV.1056

Provenance

Accessioned or re-accessioned from Middle Flint Tower, 1987. Probably from one of the armours formerly on loan 7 to Dover Castle (II.53-62), from Malta, 1826.

Physical Description

The brim is slightly swept, and its edge has a roped inward turn and sunken border. The lower edge of the skull is bordered by sixteen modern brass rivets. There is a hole in the front of the brim, and the pear-stalk is damaged.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy