Object Title

Right gauntlet

Right gauntlet

Date

1475-1485

Object Number

III.2564

Provenance

From the collection of W.R. Hearst, St Donat's Castle, Wales, probably purchased 1957. Accessioned from Middle Flint Tower 1987.

Physical Description

Formed of a long, pointed cuff linked by four fluted metacarpal plates to a knuckle plate to which three finger plates and three thumb plates are attached. The thumb is decorated with a roped boss.
Extensively restored.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height 107 mm; length 380 mm; width 105 mm Weight: 444 g

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Notes

Lent to Dover Castle as part of a composite armour, untill about 1981, together with III.2561-2, III.2565 and III.2573-4