Object Title

Left tasset

Left tasset

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2546

Provenance

Re-accessioned from Middle Flint Tower, 1987. Probably from one of the armours formerly on loan 7 to Dover Castle (II.53-62) from Malta, 1826.

Physical Description

Formed of six lames curved to the leg. the second lame furnished with buckles. Decorated on all lames with six flutes, and on the lowest lame, with a roped turn and a recessed border and six rivets.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

A piece of wire, probably for attaching an inventory disc, was found suggesting that it had formerly been assigned another number which is not now identifiable. Valued with III.2545 as a pair