Object Title

Left gusset

Left gusset

Date

1555-1565

Object Number

III.2906

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Found in Bowyer Tower AS 24 (1988)

Physical Description

It is curved to the arm and has a bold roped, inward turned outer edge. The inner edge is pierced near the top with a diagonal, rectangular slot for a sliding rivet, and near the bottom with a circular hole for a fixed rivet which attached the gusset to the breastplate. The inner edge is shaped around these attachment points. At the upper end near the roped turn is a recently punched hole.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 21.0 cm ( 8.5 in), Width: 10.2 cm ( 4.5 in), Depth: 3.5 cm ( 10.4 in), Weight: 0.105 kg ( 0 lb 3.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy