Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1640

Object Number

III.2831

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AS 16 (1988)

Physical Description

The breastplate is of 'short-waisted' form, with a deep cut-out at the neck, a medial ridge, broard and deep arm-openings the waist dipping down at the centre, and a flange at the waist. The arm and neck edges are inwardly turned. At either side of the chest is a mushroom-headed stud for fastening the shoulder straps. At either side of the flange is a mushrom-headed stud for the attachment of tassets.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 33.7 cm ( 13.2 in), Width: 35.5 cm ( 14.0 in), Weight: 1.695 kg ( 3 lb 11.75 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible

Associations

Places Netherlands