Object Title

Mail shirt

Mail shirt

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

III.10

Provenance

Possibly Old Tower Collection. On Loan L217 to canterbury Museum, New Zealand.

Physical Description

Constructed of riveted, oval-section rings in the form of a rump-length shirt with three-quarter length sleeves and an over-lapping neck opening in the front; the skirt is divided in front and rear. The upper part of the chest is reinforced with tighter rings.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 8 lb 2 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Notes

Valued unseen