Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.2285

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Accessioned while on loan to Intelligence & Security Group (Volunteers) (Loan L53) Spring 1987.

Physical Description

It is of short-waisted form, with a medial ridge, a narrow flange at the waist and a raised neck. The neck and arm edges have plain inward turns. At either side of the chest is a mushroom-headed stud for the shoulder straps. At the right is a proof mark. It is covered in thick black paint. There is a large drilled suspension hole at the centre of the neck.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 425 mm, width 340 mm Weight: 3850 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places England