Object Title

Pikeman's left tasset

Pikeman's left tasset

Date

1620

Object Number

III.3076

Provenance

Tower arsenal. On Loan 180 to the Russel Coates Museum, Bournemouth, 1989.

Physical Description

Made in one piece and embossed to simulate six lames. The main edges have plain inward turns with recessed borders containing brass rivets. At the top is a pair of hinged hasps for attachment to a breastplate

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places England

Notes

Associated with the breastplate III.3075 and possibly a pair, with different hinges to III.3077.