Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1640

Object Number

III.2890

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Accessioned from the Bowyer Tower, AS 19..

Physical Description

The breastplate is short waisted, with a raised neck, a medial keel terminating in a point at the waist, and a medium flange. The arm and neck edges have plain inward turns. At either side of the chest is a mushroom-headed stud for fastening the shoulder straps. At the right of the chest is a proof mark. The exterior is painted black. At either side is a belt hook. At either shoulder is a large suspension hole.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 385 mm, width 350 mm Weight: 3250 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places England