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

Dimensions: height 450 mm, width 354 mm Weight: 2050 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None

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