Object Title

Sword-knot

Sword-knot

Date

1899-1914

Object Number

IX.3657

Provenance

Found in the Lanthorn Tower, Rm 4, 30/07/1990.

Physical Description

Short section of black leather strap with mother of pearl 2-hole button, and plaited black leather acorn. The plaited leather is wearing thin in places revealing the wood core of the acorn.

Inscriptions and Marks

No visible marks.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Found as part of group of similar knots IX.3657 - IX.3663. For this pattern generally, see B.Robson,'Swords of the British Army'...,London, 1975, p.188.