Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

II.225

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

With a raised neck and medial ridge terminating in a point at the waist, which dips down to the centre and has a narrow flange. The neck and arm edges are inwardly turned. At either arm there is a mushroom headed stud for the shoulder straps. There are two suspension holes at the shoulders. At the centre is a proof mark. The surface is painted black inside and out.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 418 mm, width 342 mm Weight: 4050 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped TI for the maker, helmeted A, and inside a construction mark of 6 dots.

Associations

Places England

Notes

VALUED AS A WHOLE