Object Title

Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Date

1625

Object Number

III.2985

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 three scales of rectangular form and of slightly decreasing width. Each is attached by four rivets with square internal washers to a buff leather strap. Each of the edges is bordered by a double incised line decoration. One or more scales are missing from its upper and lower edges, including that for the attachment to the breastplate

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length 152 mm (6.0 in.), maximum width 80 mm (3.2 in.) Weight: 175 g (6 ? oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places France