Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion

Date

1585-1595

Object Number

IV.623

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, 1979.

Physical Description

Almond-shaped skull with stalk. One piece skull. Roped inward turns and recessed border. Painted Black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Width: 19.5 cm ( in), Depth: 21 cm ( in) Weight: 1.40 kg (3 lb 1 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the brim MA 2104. Painted ouside in white at the left 16/25. another repainted black, 16/40.

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

Rotunda Catalogue ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1873 p.136 MA 2105; ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1906,p.148, no.XVI-40); ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1963, Vol 2,p.57, no.XVI-25)