Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion

Date

1580

Object Number

IV.617

Provenance

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

Physical Description

One piece skull, almond-shaped skull with stalk. Upturned brim. Roped inward turn with sunken border. Painted Black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: cm ( in), Width: 19.5 cm ( in), Depth: 22.5 cm ( in) Weight: kg ( 3 lb 1 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Embossed with 16/42 and stamped MA 2108. Painted in white, 16/27.

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

Rotunda Catalogue ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1873 p.136 MA 2108); ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1906,p.148, no.XVI-44); ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1963, Vol 2, p.57, no.XVI-27)