Object Title

Mantlet

Mantlet

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

V.76

Provenance

Lanthorn Tower, room three

Physical Description

Of flat rectangular form, constructed of between ten and a dozen thickness of rawhide fastened together with rows of large flat-headed nails. Two prongs for sinking into the ground are fitted to the lower edge and at the back are long iron struts for support, which hinge flat when not in use.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length 2195 mm, width 558 mm Weight: 37.23 kg (82 lb)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Europe