Object Title

Right pauldron

Right pauldron

Date

1601-1630

Object Number

III.3802

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 46 (1991)

Physical Description

It consists of nine lames, overlapping outwards from the fifth. It is shaped to the shoulder and upper arm. The first and fifth lames are deeper than the rest. The main edges have plain inward turns bordered by double incised lines. All subsidiary edges have a central cusp and a cusp at each rivet, bordered by double incised lines. The forst lame has a horizintal slot below which is an iron buckle to accomodate the strap for the attachment of the gorget. The first to ninth lames were originally connected at the front and rear by a column of rivets, adjacent to which are the rivets and holes for a restraining leather, fragments of which remain. The first and second lames are detached at the rear. Painted black

Dimensions

Weight: 1.8 kg ( 3 lb 15.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible

Associations

Places Netherlands