Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1640

Object Number

III.2836

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AS 17 (1988)

Physical Description

It has a deep neck, medial keel terminating in an point at the waist, which is level and has an even flange. The main 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. It is rough from the hammer, with traces of black paint.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 40.0 cm ( 15.7 in), Width: 35.4 cm ( 13.9 in) Weight: 1.46 kg ( 3 lb 3.25 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

From the same series as III.2834-40.