Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1488

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 87 (1989)

Physical Description

It is roughly hemispherical in form with a slightly flattened top. It is made up of an upper and lower portion brazed around the crown, and also from the crown to the nape. Its lower edge has subsequently 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 its 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 at a leveol with the tops of the slits at the right rear is a circular hole, posibbly for securing the upturned brim of the hat. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:11.7cm ( 4.7 in), Width:19.0 cm ( 7.5 in), Depth:22.1 cm ( 8.6 in) Weight: 0.66 kg ( 1 lb 6.75oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England