Object Title

Carbine sling

Carbine sling

Date

1640

Object Number

XIII.285

Provenance

Purchased November 1985. From the Armoury at Littlecote House. Sale Cat. Lot No.226

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 hadsp riveted to the belt. Below this is a similarly cusped loop for the belt end. At the terminal of the upper front portion of the belt is a small, iron, teardrop finial attached by a rivet. It has the pierce hole at the rear one at the front and two positions for the buckle

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1744 mm, Width: 74 mm Weight: 525g (1lb 2 1/2oz)

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

T.Richardson, 'The Buff Coats at Littlecote House', Arms Collecting, vol.26, No.1. 1988, p.25-31.

Notes

Photo No.A3/2963