Object Title

Cuirassier's breastplate

Cuirassier's breastplate

Date

1818

Object Number

III.1638

Provenance

Transferred to the Tower from Farleigh-Hungerford Castle in 1979. Formerly Loan 22, taken into guardianship with the castle.

Physical Description

The neck, arm-openings have shallow flanged edges. The edges are bordered by large brass rivets with square internal washers which retain strips of a canvas lining band. at either side of the breast is a mushroom stud for attaching the shoulder strap. Painted black.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 3 lb 14 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places France

Notes

Same type as III.693.