Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.2197

Provenance

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

Physical Description

It has a raised neck, a medial ridge and a very 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. There is a proof mark at the left of the ridge. The exterior is covered in thick black paint.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 430 mm, width 340 mm Weight: 3800 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible externally. On the inside is a construction mark, about 8 gash-like wedges.

Associations

Places England