Object Title

Baldrick

Baldrick

Date

1630-1670

Object Number

IX.3381

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 are turned up at the base and are overlapped by the rear strap. The front loop is attached to a portion of the front of the strap, the rest is detached and extends to the centre of the chest. The front scabbard loop and strap are pierced by a hole, towards the front edges, stained by iron corrosion.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Rear strap: 1110 mm x 130 mm ; 85 mm, front strap: 520 mm x 86 mm, front scabbard loop: 135 mm x 100 mm Weight: 11 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England