Object Title

Sword-knot

Sword-knot

Date

1899-1914

Object Number

IX.3662

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Black patent leather plaited strap, with cord core, with plaited black leather acorn. The strap passes through a plaited leather loop. Condition: The plaiting of the strap has fractured in 6 places revealing the core.

Inscriptions and Marks

No visible marks.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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