Object Title

Baldrick

Baldrick

Date

1630-1670

Object Number

IX.3369

Provenance

Purchased with other objects, 15 November 1985. From the Armoury at Littlecote House.

Physical Description

Made of four pieces of buff leather. The rear of the belt widens and divides to the lower rear, with rounded terminals. Two scabbard loops turn up at the base and are overlapped by the rear strap. The front loop is attached to the front of the strap which extends to the centre of the chest. There is a hole in the front scabbard loop and strap, stained by iron corrosion.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Rear strap: 1130 mm x 142 mm ; 80 mm, front strap: 502 mm x 81 mm ; 76 mm, front scabbard loop: 157 mm x 86 mm, rear scabbard loop: 160 mm x 86 mm Weight: 11.5 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England