Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.2871

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Bowyer Tower AS 22 (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. To the left of the chest is a proof-mark. Bright and lacquered.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 39.5 cm ( 15.5 in), Width: 34.2 cm ( 13.5 in) Weight: 5.56 kg ( 12 lb 4 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the neck N and Q.

Associations

Places England