Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.1594

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The backplate has a raised neck and a narrow flange at the waist. The main edges including the flange have plain inward turns. A spray of six sets of double incised lines flare form the waist to the arms and neck. At either shoulder is the first scale of the missing shoulder strap. At either side are four rivet holes for the waist straps. Painted black. At the neck and shoulders are suspension holes.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 360 mm; width: 350 mm Weight: 1350 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England