Object Title

Left long elbow gauntlet

Left long elbow gauntlet

Date

1660

Object Number

III.1784

Provenance

Tower Arsenal; accessioned from the vaults, 1983.

Physical Description

The main plate extends form the wrist to beyond the point of the elbow. At the upper edge is an inward turn, a row of brass rivets and a double engraved line. It is overlapped and riveted on the inside. Five parallel lanes decorated with a double engraved line protect the metacarpals and the knuckles. The fingers survive, 2 broken off at 4 and 3 plates; the other two complete with 4 and 5 plate. It is bright

Dimensions

Weight: 1 lb 12 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England