Object Title

Skull cap

Skull cap

Date

1500-1530

Object Number

IV.1434

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 85 (1989)

Physical Description

Of one piece, it is of hemispherical form with a flange like brim which is shaped over the ears and descends to a point at the nape. The edge is plain and the base of the skull is bordered by twenty eight lining holes. It is bright on the outside and rough from the hammer. The inside is painted black. There is a hole punched at the nape possibly for suspension.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:25.5 cm (10.0in), Width:21.0 cm (8.2 in), Depth:12.1 cm (4.6 in) Weight: 0.895 kg ( 1 lb 15.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None. On a blue paper tag is written TOLA 7205-7-53

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

One of a series including IV.276, IV.277 and IV.1435. Ian Eaves suggested that these wre for Almain rivets.