Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1812-1815

Object Number

III.4455

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Returned from Pendennis Castle, loan L145.

Physical Description

Made in one piece with an outward flange at the neck, inward turns at the other edges except on the shoulders. A medial ridge extends from the neck to the flange at the waist, which is rounded. Two brass studs on either side of the breast for attaching the backplate.The edges are bordered by brass lining rivets with circular washers.

Dimensions

OverallDepth181 mm
OverallLength473 mm
OverallWidth352 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped Dobbelaer at the left shoulder.

Associations

Places France