Object Title

THREE LAMES FROM A PAULDRON

THREE LAMES FROM A PAULDRON

Date

1601-1630

Object Number

III.3952

Provenance

Bowyer tower AS 49

Physical Description

For the left arm, consists of three lames overlapping downwards. Decorated with double incised lines. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 9.8 cm, Width: 14.7 cm Weight: 0.42 kg ( 0 lb 14.75 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

The internal upper edges between the rear and centre columns of rivets have construction marks of three V nicks on each lame.

Associations

Notes

This piece may be for seige armour as it is rather heavy. It is a useful piece for illustrating the sliding rivets and leather of laminated arms.