Object Title

Spanish morion

Spanish morion

Date

1580

Object Number

IV.1565

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

It is made in one piece, with a swept brim, a medial ridge and a pear-stalk at the top. The main edge has a file-roped inward turn accompanied by a narrow recessed border. Around the base of the skull are 11 of 14 original lining rivets of iron with circular internal washers and the remains of brass rosette washers on all but one.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 290 mm, width 238 mm, depth 370 mm Weight: 1750 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

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