Object Title

Mail paunce

Mail paunce

Date

1490

Object Number

III.1435

Provenance

From the collection of Dr. Richard Williams, 1974 De Cosson sale (Sothebys) 23/5/1946, lot 177.

Physical Description

Consisting of a broad rectangular panel of mail skilfully shaped at the centre to fit over the cod-piece of the wearer's hose. The ends are designed to meet at the centre front of the waist and form a skirt.

Featured in

Hundred Years War

Dimensions

Dimensions: 470mm width, 300mm height

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

The mail breech III.1434 has been associated, but does not seem to have originally been part of the same defence.