Object Title

Baldrick

Baldrick

Date

1630-1670

Object Number

IX.3388

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Made of fourpieces of buff leather. The rear of the belt widens and divides to the lower rear, with rounded terminals. There were two scabbard loops which are turned up at the base and are overlapped by the rear strap. The rear loop is now missing. The front loop is attached to a porion of the front of the strap and the rest is detached. The front strap extends to the centre of the chest. The front scabbard loop and strap are pierced by a rivet hole, rivet now missing. The front scabbard loop and belt are held together with string.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Rear strap: 1270 mm x 139 mm ; 88 mm, front strap: 562 mm x 96 mm ; 90 mm, front scabbard loop: 182 mm x 100 mm Weight: 14 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Marks.

Associations

Places England