Object Title

Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Date

1640

Object Number

III.3106

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Accessioned from Lanthorn Tower, Room 3 (1989).

Physical Description

It comprises two scales of rectangular form and an upper scale, each of which was originally attached by two brass-capped, round headed rivets with internal square washers to a buff leather strap. The rivets and washers are now, missing from the upper scale, which is attached to the leather by means of a piece of wire looped through the right rivet hole. The upper scale's lower edge is cut into two scallops. Two or more scales are missing from its lower edge, including the terminal plate for attachment to the breastplate.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length 99 mm (3 7/8 in.), maximum width 34 mm (1 3/8 in.) Weight: 40 g (1 ? oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England

Notes

compare with III.1806 and III.1843