Object Title

Finger scales

Finger scales

Date

1595-1605

Object Number

III.4367 B

Provenance

Probably old Tower collection. Found in Waterloo Attic Room B.

Physical Description

Consisting of two scales overlapping outwards, the upper having a bowed lower edge, each secured to fragments of the leather glove by an externally flush rivet at the upper end.
The lower scale has a rounded lower edge with an additional externally domed iron rivet to secure it to fragments of the leather glove.
Both are covered in corrosion.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Max. length: 4.1 cm. ( 1.6 in.), Max. Width: 2.0 cm. ( 0.8 in.), Weight: * * kg. ( * * oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Europe