Object Title

Baldrick

Baldrick

Date

1630-1670

Object Number

IX.3372

Provenance

Purchased from P de Savary, 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 towards the lower rear, with rounded terminals. There are two scabbard loops which turn up at the base and are overlapped by the rear strap. The front loop is attached to the front strap which extends to the centre of the chest. The front scabbard loop and strap are pierced by a hole which shows signs of iron corrosion.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Rear strap: 1290 mm x 131 mm ; 88 mm, front strap: 523 mm x 85 mm ; 82 mm, front scabbard loop: 150 mm x 89 mm, rear scabbard loop: 154 mm x 99 mm Weight: 14 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England