Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.4704

Provenance

Tower Arsenal, Accessioned on return from loan to New Brunswick, 22 March 2002, no. 32259.

Physical Description

It has a raised neck, a medial ridge and a narrow flange at the waist. At either arm is a mushroom-headed stud for the shoulder straps. The neck and arm edges have plain inward turns. At the left is a proof mark. At either shoulder is a large suspension hole. The exterior is covered with thick, crackled black paint.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 418 mm, width 332 mm Weight: 3550 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible. Inside is painted 32259.

Associations

Places England