Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.3332

Provenance

Tower arsenal, accessioned after return from loan 279 to the Royal Canadian Military Institution,Toronto, October 1989.

Physical Description

It has a raised neck, is round-shouldered, and has a narrow flange at the waist. The edges at the neck, the arm-openings and the waist-flange have plain, inward turns. Attached by a pair of rivets at either shoulder is the proximal scale of the missing shoulder-straps. A pair of rivets at either side of the waist retain fragments of the missing waist-belt. Small wiring-holes have been crudely pierced at each shoulder and at the centre of the neck.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 388 mm (14.9 in.), Width: 336 mm (14.2 in.), Weight: 1.41 kg (3 lb 1.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England