Object Title

Siege breastplate

Siege breastplate

Date

1700

Object Number

III.1033

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

It has a low neck, a medial ridge and no flange at the waist. At either side is mushroom-headed stud for the shoulder straps. The main edges have narrow outward flanges, and are bordered by 26 brass round headed lining rivets of which 13 are missing. At the right is a proof mark. The exterior is bright but patinated.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 495 mm, width 385 mm Weight: 8050 g (17 lb 14 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbered LVI B.

Associations

Places England