Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1601-1630

Object Number

III.1647

Provenance

Transferred to the Tower from Farleigh-Hungerford Castle in 1979. Loan 22. Taken into guardianship with the Castle.

Physical Description

Of shortened waist and peascod form, with inward sloping sides and medial ridge, Plain inward turns bordered by double incised lines. Bright and patinated.

Dimensions

Weight: kg( 5 lb 2 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

At the neck is stamped a crown mark.

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