Object Title

Gauntlet

Gauntlet

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XXI.20

Physical Description

In the style of the fourteenth century. Bell shaped, of two main plates, with a row of round headed rivets at the cuff. Raised recess for the wrist bone. Fingers and thumb of several laminations riveted to leather, with the finger nail embossed and with raised pointed laminations for the knuckles.

Associations

Places England

Notes

Loosely based on the Black Prince's gauntlets at Canterbury.