Object Title

Right gusset

Right gusset

Date

1585-1595

Object Number

III.2902

Provenance

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

Physical Description

It is curved to the arm and has a 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, which has broken out and cracked towards the edge, for a fixed rivet which attached the gusset to the breastplate. The inner edge is shaped around these attachment points. At the upper end there are three recently pierced holes. another recent pierced hole is slighlty lower than midpoint. There is a minor dent on the roping approximately at midpoint.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 21.7 cm ( 8.75 in), Width: 10.2 cm ( 4 in), Depth: 2.4 cm ( 1 in), Weight: 0.85 kg ( 0 lb 3 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Italy