Object Title

Wrapper

Wrapper

Date

1575

Object Number

II.83 D

Provenance

Transferred from Windsor, 1914.

Physical Description

Formed as a single plate, shaped to the bevor with a keel-shaped prow. At the right is an embossed bulge to accommodate the press stud on the armet, and at the right front holes for the stud holding the wrapper in position, and the stud holding the visor closed. It is decorated with recess vertical bands and transverse scalloped bands, all retaining their gilding.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 198 mm, width 204 mm Weight: 670 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Painted inside Windsor 1914.

Bibliographic References

J.G. Mann, Exhibition of Armour made in the Royal Workshops at Greenwich, H.M. Tower of London, 22 May-29 September, 1951.A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968.