Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion

Date

1575-1585

Object Number

IV.609

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, 1978

Physical Description

Almond-shaped skull with stalk. One piece skull. Brim turned down at the sides and front and rear Roped inward turn with recessed border. Badly cracked along the medial ridge. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: cm ( in), Width: 18 cm ( in), Depth: 21 cm ( in) Weight: kg ( 3 lb 4 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the brim MA 2097. Embossed on the left, 16/33. Painted in white on the right, 16/18.

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

Rotunda Catalogue ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1873 p.136 no. MA 2097; ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1906,p.148, no.XVI-33); ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1963, Vol 2,p.57, no.XVI-18)