Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1640

Object Number

III.2834

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Accessioned from Bowyer Tower AS 18 (1988).

Physical Description

The breastplate has a deep cut-out at the neck a medial keel, broad and deep arm-openings, and a flange at the waist. The arm and neck edges have plain inward turns. At either side of the chest is a rivet hole for the attachment of a keyhole slotted shoulder-strap. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 30.2 cm ( 11.9 in), Width: 36.8 cm ( 14.4 in) Weight: 1.395 kg ( 3 lb 1.25oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible

Associations

Places Netherlands