Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

III.2794 A

Provenance

returned from loan 13 to Dartmouth Castle, 23 September 1988

Physical Description

It has a medial keel and one fauld lame. Roped inward turns. Sunken border at neck widens to V-shaped point at centre. the fauld is articulated by a rivet at either side. The upper left of these and the rivets securing the lower end of hte gusset, have remains of brass washers. Blued and patinated.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Europe

Notes

Lowest lame removed in December 1990 and numbered III.2794 B.