Object Title

Left gusset

Left gusset

Date

1570-1580

Object Number

III.2903

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 and near the bottom with a hole for the rivet which attached the gusset to the breastplate. The inner edge is shaped around these attachment points. Of heavy make. Russet.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 20.5 cm ( 8.1 in), Width: 12.0 cm ( 4.7 in), Depth: 3.5 cm ( 1.4 in), Weight: 0.35 kg ( 0 lb 12.25 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Struck towards the top end of the flange with a single dot; probably a construction mark.

Associations

Places Italy