Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

About 1650

Object Number

III.2869

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. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 40 cm ( 16.1 in), Width: 33.2 cm ( 13.1 in) Weight: 5.7 kg ( 12 lb 9 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible. Inside, to the right of centre is a group of five wedge-shaped construction marks.

Associations

Places England