Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion

Date

1570

Object Number

IV.1062

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 flat brim has a roped inward turn at its edge. The base of the skull is bordered by fourteen rivet holes.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

Probably from one of the Dover loan armours, together with the breast III.2615, Back III.2617, gorget III.2616, and tassets III.2653-4, all marked 'suit 2'