Object Title

Carbine sling

Carbine sling

Date

1650

Object Number

XIII.304

Provenance

Purchased 15 November 1985. From the Armoury at Littlecote House, b.50

Physical Description

The strap is made of one piece of buff leather stained yellow. 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 and a spike riveted to the strap Below this is a similarly cusped loop for the strap end. The teardrop finial is missing. The strap is pierced with eighteen holes for the buckle. The iron fittings are black. There are numerous rust-coloured stains on the leather

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall: 1460 mm (57 31/64 in) x 75 mm (2 61/64 in) Weight: 320 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England