Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion



Object Number



Farleigh-Hungerford Castle collection Acquisition 1979 acquired by transfer from Farleigh-Hungerford Castle. Formerly Loan 22, taken into guardianship with the Castle.

Physical Description

Two-piece skull of almond shape with two sides riveted over medial ridge. At the base of the skull is a narrow brim formed in one with the two sections of the skull and riveted over a medial joint at front and rear. The brim is turned down at the sides and drawn out to a slight V-shaped point at the front and rear. The brim has a plain inward turn which is bordered by rivets. The base of the skull has two rivets at either side for the attachement of cheek-piece leathers. The helmet is painted black. It has suffered severe oxidation. A large fractured area has been repaired by riveting a plate to the inside of the skull.


Dimensions: h-25; w 23.5cm, d-29cm Weight: 2lb 8oz

Inscriptions and Marks



Places Italy