Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

About 1650

Object Number

III.2868

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AF 21 (1988)

Physical Description

The breastplate has a raised neck and a medial keel terminating in a point at the waist, which curves down to the centre and has an narrow flange. The arm and neck edges have plain inward turns, At either side of the chest is a mushroom-headed stud for fastening the shoulder straps. Low at the left of the chest is a proof-mark. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 34.8 cm ( 13.6 in), Width: 33.3 cm ( 13.1 in) Weight: 4.135 kg ( 9 lb 1.75 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible

Associations

Places England