Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.1800

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

With a raised neck, medial keel, level waist and flange. The neck and arm edges are inwardly turned, and the arms are bordered by a single incised line. At either side of the chest near the arm is a mushroom headed stud for the attachment of a shoulder strap. The shoulders are pierced for suspension.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height to neck 34.5 cm (13.6 in), Width: 34.3 cm (13.5 in) Weight: 7 lb

Inscriptions and Marks

At the neck, stamped W. There is also a large circular mark at the right above the flange.

Associations

Places England