Object Title

Left thumb defence

Left thumb defence

Date

1610

Object Number

III.3804

Provenance

Bowyer Tower (1991)

Physical Description

Formed of seven lames overlapping outwards from the fourth which is longer than the rest and tapers sharply to it slower end. The edges of the first four lames have plain inward turns. The subsidiary edges have double incised lines. Each of the rivets is riveted onto an internal connecting leather. The edges of the leather retain fragments of stitching and leather. Black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 15.0 cm ( 5.9 in), Width: 5.7 cm (2.2 in) Weight: 0.08 kg ( 0 lb 2.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Netherlands