Object Title

Arm defences (dastana)

Arm defences (dastana)

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVIA.8 D-E

Physical Description

The vambraces, or 'dastana', are of tubular form rising well under the point of the elbow with quilted crimson velvet hand guards studded with gilt nails.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the main plates is 340 mm, the length of the inner plate is 146 mmand the overall length is 535 mm. Weight: Right vambrace 0.91 kg (2 lb), Left vambrace 0.77 kg (1 lb 11 oz)

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VALUED AS A UNIT