Object Title

BREASTPLATE

BREASTPLATE

Date

About 1640

Object Number

III.2848

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AF 18 (1988)

Physical Description

It has a deep wide neck, a medial keel terminating in a point at the waist, which isdips down to the centre and has a level-bottomed flange. The main edges are inward turns. 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. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 41.0 cm ( 16.2 in), Width: 33.2 cm ( 13.1 in) Weight: 2.125 kg ( 4 lb 11 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none.

Associations

Places Netherlands