Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1570

Object Number

III.3078

Provenance

Returned from loan 10 to Deal Castle, March 1989.

Physical Description

Of peascod form. With broad neck opening, a medial keel, and a narrow flange at the waist. The neck edge has a pronounced, raised file roped inward turn with a bluntly pointed, wide sunken border. The gussets are missing. The arm edges are decorated with single incised lines. At either side of the flange is a rivet hole for the missing fauld lame. Each shoulder is pierced with a suspension hole. The left side edge has a small crack. Bright but patinated.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 425 mm (16.8 in), Width: 351 mm (13.9 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

None. Marked inside 9 in chalk, and with a label inscribed in biro ':81000012'.

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

III.4488 was once incorrectly disked as this number.