Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1645-1655

Object Number

III.3420

Provenance

Returned from loan to Dover Castle 1989.

Physical Description

It has a raised neck and a medial keel terminating in a point at the waist which dips down to the centre and has a narrow flange. The neck arm and flange edges have plain, inward turns. At either arm is a mushroom headed stud for the shoulder straps. High at the centre of the chest is a deep proof mark.
It is covered in thick black pint. At either shoulder is a pierced suspension hole.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 450 mm (17.7 in.), Width 326 mm (12.9 in.), Weight: 4.48 kg (4lb. 14oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places England