Object Title

Left gusset

Left gusset

Date

1575-1585

Object Number

III.2904

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 crudely cut inner edge is shaped around these attachment points. The flange is rough and at some points jagged.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 23.5 cm ( 9.25 in), Width: 10.8 cm ( 4.25 in), Depth: 3.5 cm ( 1.3 in), Weight: 0.95 kg ( 0 lb 3.25 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy