Object Title

Stirrup

Stirrup

Date

1585-1595

Object Number

VI.153

Provenance

Old Tower collection.

Physical Description

A pair to VI.154. Of steel, the arched sides with a box at the top for the leathers; the treads formed of a flat, slightly convex bar with serrated upper edge at the front, the corresponding bar at the rear of round section, and two transverse bars of diamond section in the centre. The stirrups are etched and gilt with a pattern of fine scrolling foliage.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 1 lb 1 oz )

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate CLVII.

Notes

RC3: Royal association to be noted on loan papers to the Royal Armouries Board of Trustees.