Object Title

Baldrick

Baldrick

Date

1630-1670

Object Number

IX.3377

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. 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 towards their front edges by a hole that is stained by iron corrosion.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Rear strap: 1362 mm x 130 mm ; 82 mm, front strap: 473 mm x 98 mm ; 81 mm, front scabbard loop: 160 mm x 97 mm, rear scabbard loop: 162 mm x 95 mm Weight: 1 lb 0 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England