Object Title

Fauld lame

Fauld lame

Date

1571-1599

Object Number

III.2909

Provenance

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

Physical Description

The lame flares to either end, and has an arched cutaway at the centre of its lower edge, with a plain inward turn. The other edges are plain, the ends probably cropped. The upper edge has two holes at either side, with round headed decotative rivets in the inner ones, the outer for articulation. At either side of the centre of the lower edge is a pair of rivet holes, possibly for straps.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Width: 330 mm (13.0 in), Weight: 0.1 kg ( 0 lb 3.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy