Object Title

Helmet (top)

Helmet (top)

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

XXVIA.36

Provenance

Ownership uncertain, see AL.8. Deposited by Lord Hardinge of Penshurst, 1955.

Physical Description

This helmet has a low oval skull surmounted by a plume tube with another above the front on either side. This helmet has never been equiped with a nasal. The plume tubes are gilt and a broad band of floral ornament in koftgari encircles the bottom edge of the skull. A curtain of fine butted iron and brass mail is attached to the lower edge.

Dimensions

Dimensions: the diam. of the bowl from front to back is 217 mm, the distance fom side to side is 173 mm, the overall height is 500 mm. Weight: the weight of the helmet is 1.3 kg.

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