Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1469

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 87 (1989)

Physical Description

It is of roughly hemispherical form, made in two pieces brazed together around the crown and down the rear. It has been subsequently cut with pairs of crude slits at the front and at either side of the rear. The lower edge is bordered by thirty eight lining holes, and by a transverse rectangular slot above the lining holes at the front. Between the pair of slits at the right rear, and level with their tops, is a small pierced hole, possibly for fastening the turn up of the brim hat. It is painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:11.5 cm (4.5 in), Width:20.0 cm (7 7/8 in), Depth:22.5 cm ( 9.0 in) Weight: 0.66 kg ( 1 lb 7 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England