Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.2192

Provenance

Tower arsenal, accessioned Lanthorn Tower, Room 3, 5 March 1987.

Physical Description

It has a raised neck, a medial ridge and a narrow flange at the waist. At either arm is a mushroom-headed stud for the shoulder straps. The neck and arm edges have plain inward turns. At either end of the medial ridge is a punched dot. The exterior is black from the hammer. At either shoulder and at the right side is a large, drilled suspension hole.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 435 mm, width 350 mm Weight: 4100 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Struck with IN or NI for the maker with seven wedges twice inside.

Associations

Places England