Object Title

Collar

Collar

Date

1471-1499

Object Number

XXVIA.32

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

The collar is from a Jannissary armour. The main plate is of convex rectangular form and has an out and standing flange for the back of the neck. A shield shaped shoulder plate is attached at the left hand side, the right is missing. An eight petalled flower is embossed at the back of each shoulder with two recessed bands and a lozenge shaped boss in the centre. The shoulder plate is embossed with foliate scrolls.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The width of the piece is 496 mm, the height being 114 mm. Weight: The weight of the collar is 0.6 kg.

Associations

Places Turkey