Object Title

Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Date

about 1807

Object Number

III.4271

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Found Bowyer Tower.

Physical Description

Consists of one copper alloy scale of irregular rectangular form attached to a cloth strap by means of a string drawn through two of six small holes at the upper edge of the scale. The edge of the scale is decorated with five scallops, the outer two being thinner than the inner three. The strap consists of a strip of white streched fabric over the front of which is sewn a blue felt cloth. There are the remains of several white pieces of thread extending from the blue felt where the now missing scales would have been attached.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 254 mm (10 in), width: 51 mm (2 in) Weight: 0.15 kg (0.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places France