Object Title

Baldrick

Baldrick

Date

1630-1670

Object Number

IX.3392

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 which extends to the centre of the chest. The front belt and strap are pierced at their front edge for a rivet, now missing.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Rear strap: 1325 mm x 145 mm ; 90 mm, front strap: 570 mm x 93 mm ; 90 mm, front scabbard loop: 146 mm x 100 mm, rear scabbard loop: 160 mm x 98 mm Weight: 1 lb 1 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

R.M. over illegible letter, rear shoulder.

Associations

Places England