Object Title

Mail collar fragment

Mail collar fragment

Date

1501-1530

Object Number

III.3276

Provenance

Lanthorn Tower, cup 12d (1989)

Physical Description

A rectangle of thickened mail with bands of brass links, attached to a fragment of a body of thinner iron links. All the links are 7 mm in diameter. The brass links form a band along the centre, itself formed of two rows of brass links separated by one row of iron links, and a brass border of the same arrangement at the long edge, and a single row of brass links at the edge of the front opening. The brass links are of round section wire riveted with iron wedges. The iron links are all of round section wire.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 900 mm (3.50 in), Width: 25.5 mm (10.0 in), Link Diameter, body: 5 mm, Link diameter, collar: 3 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Europe

Notes

Part of III.3274.