Object Title

Mail sleeve

Mail sleeve

Date

1350-1400

Object Number

III.18

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

Of all riveted construction, formed of two types of mail links: on the body section, links formed of heavy wire of oval section with pronounces d draw marks; on the arm, of lighter, flattened wire links, all about 9.5mm in diameter. The rivets are wedge-shaped, visible in some broken links. There are a few modern butted links as repairs.

Featured in

Hundred Years War

Dimensions

Dimensions: length 755 mm, height 370 mm Weight: 2.19 kg (4 lb 13 oz)

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Similar in form and style to III.17, which is constructed of riveted and solid links, and hence mid-fourteenth century; this may be of the same date.