Object Title

Baldrick

Baldrick

Date

1630-1670

Object Number

IX.3389

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 the front of the strap which extends to the centre of the chest. The front belt is now totally detached from the rear. The front belt and scabbard loop are pierced for a rivet.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Rear strap: 1420 mm x 150 mm ; 90 mm, front strap: 620 mm x 90 mm, front scabbard loop: 183 mm x 95 mm, rear scabbard loop: 178 mm x 100 mm Weight: 1 lb 3 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

III on the rear shoulder.

Associations

Places England