Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1650

Object Number

II.295

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

It has a raised neck, rounded shoulders and a flange at the waist. The neck arm and flange edges have plain inward turns. At either shoulder is riveted a modern shoulder strap (the right one broken and detached). At either side of the waist is a modern waist strap and buckle. The exterior is black from the hammer. At either side of the neck is a pierced suspension hole. Three rivet holes are filled below the strap terminal on the right shoulder, and two of the left. There is a crack in the centre of the flange, and below the right waist strap, which is attached on a large patch.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 360 mm, width 345 mm Weight: 1600 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England