Object Title

Carbine sling

Carbine sling

Date

1640

Object Number

XIII.295

Provenance

Purchased November 1985. From the Armoury at Littlecote House. No.B37. Sale Cat. Lot No. 71

Physical Description

Of buff leather. The baldrick is made of one piece. The iron spring clip is now missing. The lower front of the belt is fitted with an iron buckle with medial cusps, a hook, and is held simply by the end turned over and inverted through. Below this is a similarly cusped loop for the belt end. The belt terminal is cut square. The belt is pierced with sixteen positions for the buckle

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1448 mm, Width: 75 mm Weight: 10 oz

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. A3/3101.