Object Title

Right tasset

Right tasset

Date

1580

Object Number

III.3070 B

Provenance

Old Tower collection. Accessioned 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. It has a crack at the centre of lame 4.

Inscriptions and Marks

Each lame is numbered I to X bottom to top.

Associations

Places Italy