Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1575-1585,

Object Number

III.1042

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

It is of peascod form with a narrow flange at the waist and gusseuts at the arms. The neck and arm edges have chisel roped inward turns. Below the roped turn at the neck is a broad, sunken border of inverted ogee outline. At the right of the flange is a rivet, and at the left a rivet hole, for attachment of the fauld. The surface is bright but patinated. At either shoulder are two pierced suspension holes.

Dimensions

OverallHeight450 mm
OverallWeight2.05 kg
OverallWidth354 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None

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