Object Title

Pikeman's tasset

Pikeman's tasset



Object Number



Bowyer Tower AS 67. see III.4180, III.4191, III.4183

Physical Description

For the right leg. It is made in one piece and embossed to simulate six lames the lowest of which is deeper than the rest. The main edges have plain inward turns accompanied by recessed borders; each simulated lame is bordered by a single incised line and a decorative rivet at the centre and at the right and left forming three columns each of which terminates in a decorative triangle. At the plain upper edge are two later triangulated hasps of a hinge for attachment to the breastplate. Bright and pitted.


Dimensions: Max height:24.6 cm (9.8 in) Max width:31.0 cm (12.2 in) Max depth:3.5 cm (1.3 in_ Weight: 5.95 kg ( 1 lb 4.25 oz)

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