Object Title

Palstave

Palstave

Object Number

VIII.232

Provenance

Bramfield, Suffolk, 1839.

Physical Description

Blade shaped diagonally across tool. Edge blunt, so this appears to be an original feature. Top of haft broken away.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 102 mm, width: 35 mm (max) Weight: 284 g

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

John Hewitt, Official Catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859: 2, I.107

Harold, Viscount Dillon, Illustrated Guide to the Armouries, Tower of London, London, 1910: I.103

Notes

Transferred to the British Museum in 1914, British Museum transfer number TR.103. Returned to the Royal Armouries 1988. 1890-1914 Armouries number I.103. British Museum identified this as of Irish origin.