Object Title

Cuirassier's backplate

Cuirassier's backplate

Date

1620-1630

Object Number

III.2804

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AS 14 (1988)

Physical Description

Slightly rounded shoulders. Flanged at the waist which widens slightly at the centre. The neck opening is broad and shallow. Plain inward turns bordered by double incised lines. At each shoulder is a modern shoulder strap with scales, for attaching to the breastplate.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 40 cm ( 15.8 in), Width: 32 cm ( 12.6 in) Weight: 4.530 kg ( 9 lb 15.75 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

On the inside of the flange are irregular chisel marks: two at the right and one at the left.

Associations

Places Netherlands