Object Title

Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Date

1625

Object Number

III.2993

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. Each is bordered by a double incised line decoration and was originally attached by four rivets to a single buff leather strap. One or more scales are missing from its upper and lower edges, including that for the attachment to the backplate and the terminal plate for the attachment to the breastplate.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length 92 mm (3.6 in.), maximum width 86 mm (3.3 in.) Weight: 95 g (3 ? oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places France