Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1580

Object Number

III.2770

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AS 12 (1988)

Physical Description

Shaped to the shoulder. Flanged at the waist. with a medial cusp. The neck opening is broad and shallow. Roped inward turns. Roped ridges terminating in adorsed volutes. At the right shoulder is a plain iron buckle, with a matching rivet at the left, and adjacent to these are suspension holes. Blued and russet.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 376 mm (14.4 in), Width: 342 mm (13.5 in) Weight: 1.195 kg ( 2 lb 10 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible

Associations

Notes

Formerly painted black, removed by conservation in December 1990.