Object Title

Helmet strap

Helmet strap

Date

1801-1830

Object Number

IV.1743

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Found Bowyer Tower.

Physical Description

Consists of five gilt brass scales of equal size overlapping downwards, decorated with four scallops at the lower edge imitating feathers. The first scale is rectangular with a semi circular extension which has a hole pierced near its upper edge for attaching the strap to the helmet. The scales are sewn to a black leather strap by two holes at the top of each scale.

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places England