Object Title

Brigandine

Brigandine

Date

1470-1480

Object Number

III.1666

Provenance

Purchased 12 March 1980.

Physical Description

Formed of numerous overlapping, tinnned iron plates, curved to the body and riveted inside a fabric doublet, now preserved in a fragmentary and incomplete state.

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

Ian Eaves, 'On the Remains of a Jack of Plate Excavated from Beeston Castle in Cheshire', The Journal of The Arms and Armour Society, vol.XIII, no.2, September 1989, pp.81-154, p.84.