Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion

Date

1575-1585

Object Number

IV.1135

Provenance

returned from loan 13 to Dartmouth Castle, 23 September 1988.

Physical Description

It has a one piece almond shaped skull with a flat integral brim pointed at the front and rear. The main edge has a roped inward turn. The base of the skull was encircled by nine (?) brass (caped) lining rivets of which eight survive. There seem to be seven more rivet holes, of which two are for the missing plume holder. The rear of the brim is pierced with a large suspension hole.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( lb oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

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