Object Title

Mail sleeve

Mail sleeve

Date

1501-1530

Object Number

III.3269

Provenance

Lanthorn Tower, cup 12b (1989)

Physical Description

An elbow length sleeve with body panel, bordered by brass links at the cuff. The gusset section uses thicker wire links. The iron links are of flat section wire, 5 mm in diameter, riveted with iron wedges. The brass links are 10 deep, of alternate rows of round section wire riveted with iron wedges, and solid flat punched links.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 372 mm (14.6 in), Width : 515 mm (20.3 in), Sleeve length: 310 mm (12.2 in), Link Diameter: 5 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Europe