Object Title

Long left elbow gauntlet

Long left elbow gauntlet

Date

1631-1670

Object Number

III.802

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

(no inventory entry-similar to III.799). But painted black. It retains part of its lining, its finger and a leather loop at the elbow.


The main plate extends from wrist to beyond the point of the elbow. At the upper edge is an inward turn, a row of brass rivets and a double incised line. The metal is overlapped and riveted on the inside. Five parallel lames protect the metacarpals and the knuckles. The fingers and the thumb plate are missing.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 2 lb 8 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places England

Notes

A note in the inventory states se under II.311-though the it is disced with II.220.