Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion

Date

1580

Object Number

IV.615

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, 1979

Physical Description

Almond-shaped skull with stalk. One piece skull. Slightly upturned brim. Roped inward turn with recessed border. Painted Black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: cm ( in), Width: 18 cm ( in), Depth: 21 cm ( in) Weight: kg ( 3 lb 2 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Painted on the outer surface in white, 16/179

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

This helmet is described as a cabasset and listed as number XVI-179 in the Rotunda Catalogue, 1963, Vol 2, p.60