Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1480

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 87 (1989)

Physical Description

It is roughly hemispherical in form, with a slightly flattened top. It is made in one piece, with pairs of vertical slits at the front and either side of the rear. The lower edge is bordered by twenty eight lining holes, above which, at the front, is a transverse rectangular slot. Between the slits at the right rear, and level with their tops, is a large, circular hole, possibly for securing the upturned brim of the hat. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:10.2 cm (4.0 in), Width:17.5 cm ( 6 7/8 in), Depth:20.5 cm ( 8 1/8 in) Weight: 0.48 kg ( 1 lb .5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England