Object Title

Pikeman's backplate

Pikeman's backplate

Date

1600

Object Number

III.2829

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AS 13 (1988)

Physical Description

Shaped to the shoulder. Flanged at the waist The neck opening is broad and level. Plain inward turns . At either shoulder are rivets for the attachment of the shoulder-straps. There is a crack at the left of the flange. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 37.2 cm ( 14.6 in), Width: 35.6 cm ( 14.0 in) Weight: 2.19 kg ( 4 lb 13.25 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible.

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

compare in details of turns III.2786-8, which have been attributed much earlier, and are, perhaps, not.