Object Title

Gorget backplate

Gorget backplate

Date

1620

Object Number

III.1678

Provenance

Transferred to the Tower from Farleigh-Hungerford Castle in 1979. Formerly Loan 22 taken into Guardianship with castle. F.H.C. No.97

Physical Description

Rear piece with upstanding flange at neckline. Plain inward turn with recessed border and three lining rivets. Painted black and severly pitted from oxidation.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( lb 11 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible.

Associations

Places England

Notes

October 1980. Recieved back from Ancient Monuments Laboratory. AM No.749495