Object Title

Sword-knot

Sword-knot

Date

1899-1960

Object Number

IX.3656

Provenance

Found in Lanthorn Tower, Rm 4, 30/07/90.

Physical Description

Brown leather strap with plaited brown leather acorn. Strap ends secured by mother of pearl 2-hole button adjacent to acorn. Strap passes through leather loop.

Inscriptions and Marks

No visible marks.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Found as part of group of similar knots IX.3650 - IX.3656. For this pattern generally, see B. Robson, 'Swords of the British Army...', London, 1975, p.188.