Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1580

Object Number

III.1611

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

It has a low neck, is shaped to the shoulders and has a flange at the waist. The main edges have roped inward turns with recessed borders widening to a V at the neck., At either shoulder are two rivet holes for the missing buckles, and one for the waist straps at either side of the waist. There are two additional rivet holes at either side of the flange, and suspension holes at either side of the neck. It is painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 360 mm; width: 345 mm Weight: 1265 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None. Inside in chalk 5L.

Associations

Places Flanders