Object Title

Carbine Sling

Carbine Sling

Date

1640

Object Number

XIII.284

Provenance

Littlecote No. B2. Sale Cat. Lot No.225. Purchased November 1985.

Physical Description

Of ordinary leather rough side out. The baldrick is made of one piece. At the base is a plain iron spring clip, mounted on a rectangular loop with a roller on the upper half. The lower front of the belt is fitted with a buckle with medial cusps, a hook, and an iron hasp riveted to the belt. Below this is a similarly cusped loop for the bel end. At the terminal of the upper front portion of the belt is a small, iron teardrop finial, attached by a rivet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1740 mm, Width: 78 mm Weight: 1lb 1/2 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

At the upper rear marked L

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

Published in Arms Journal Vol.26 No.1, pg.25-31 1988.

Notes

Photo No. A3/2962