Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.3327

Provenance

Returned from loan 279, Royal Canadian Military Institution, October 1989.

Physical Description

Of 'short-waisted' form, with a narrow, upward-flanged cut-out at the neck, a medial ridge, and a narrow flange at the waist. The edges at the neck and arm-openings have plain, inward turns. At either arm-opening is riveted a mushroom-shaped stud to engage the shoulder-straps of the backplate. The left of the belly bears a proof-mark.
Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 43.0cm (17.0 in.), Width: 34.7cm (13.6 in.), Depth: cm ( in.) Weight: 4.15 kg ( 9 lb 2 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places England