Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1437

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 out at the sides and the front. The lower edge is plain and bordered by thirty two 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 hole. Between and level with the tops of the slits at the rear is a large hole possibly for securing the upturned brim of the hat. It is painted black overall.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:10.5 cm (4.1 in), Width:17.8 cm (7.0 in), Depth:21.0 cm (8.3 in) Weight: 0.606 kg ( 1 lb 5.25 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England