Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1443

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 86 (1989)

Physical Description

Of one piece, it is roughly hemispherical in form, with a slightly flattened top. A pair of vertical slits are cut at the sides and at the front. The lower edge is plain and bordered by thirty lining holes of which one is cut through by an adjacent slit. A horizontal rectangular slot is pierced at the brow above the foremost lining holes. Between and level with the tops of the slits at the right rear is a large circular hole, possibly for securing the upturned brim of the hat. It is painted black overall. The rearmost slit on the right is cracked at the crown.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:10.3 cm (4.1 in), Width:18.5 cm (7.3 in), Depth:23.0 cm ( 9.0 in) Weight: 0.545 kg ( 1 lb 3.0 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England