Object Title

Left tasset

Left tasset

Date

1580

Object Number

III.3070 A

Provenance

Old Tower collection. On loan 180 to the Russell Coates Museum, Bournemouth, 1989.

Physical Description

It is composed of ten lames. The main edges have roped inward turns, and are bordered by double incised lines. The lames are articulated by a column of brass rivets at either side. The upper lame is fitted with three buckles for attachment to a breastplate; behind the outer buckles are additional rivet holes

Inscriptions and Marks

Each lame is numbered I to X bottom to top.

Associations

Places Italy