Object Title

Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Date

1625

Object Number

III.2997

Provenance

Tower arsenal, accessioned from Lanthorn Tower, Room 3 (1989). From a cuirass captured from the French under Marshal Toiras in 1627.

Physical Description

It comprises only two scales of rectangular form which are a later association. Each is bordered by a double incised line decoration The upper pair of rivets of the upper scale and the lower pair of the lower scale above it retain substantial fragments of a rectangular connecting leather, while two modern strips of buff leather are attached vertically by the remaining rivets.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length 83 mm (3.3 in.), maximum width 67 mm (2.6 in.) Weight: 80 g (2 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places France