Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1514

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 87 (1989)

Physical Description

It is roughly hemispherical in form, with a slightly flattened top. It is made of an upper and lower portion brazed around the crown, and also from the crown to the nape. Its lower edge has been cut with a pair of vertical slits at the front and at either side of the rear, each of which has cropped corners at the lower edge. The lower edge is bordered by thirty one lining holes, above which, at the front, is pierced a horizontal, rectangular slot. Between and level with the tops of the slits at the right rear is a circular hole, possibly for securing the upturned brim of the hat. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 22.0 cm ( 4.7 in), Width: 19.9 cm (7.8 in), Depth: 22.1 cm (8.7 in) Weight: 0.63 kg ( 1 lb 6 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England