Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1447

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 86 (1989)

Physical Description

It is of roughly hemispherical form, made in two pieces brazed together around the crown and from the crown to 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 lining holes, and by a transverse rectangular slit above these 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 upturned brim of the hat. It is painted black overall.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:11.0 cm (4.3 in), Width:19.2 cm (7.6 in), Depth:22.2 cm ( 8.8 in) Weight: 0.65 kg ( 1 lb 6.75 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England