Object Title

Helmet strap

Helmet strap

Date

1801-1830

Object Number

IV.1744

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Found Bowyer Tower.

Physical Description

Consists of three gilt brass rectangular scales overlapping downwards, decorated with scallops at the lower edge imitating feathers. The first two scales have four scallops at their lower bedge while the third is of smaller size and has three scallops and retains a fragment of cloth tape at its lower edge. The scales are sewn to a black leather strap by two holes at the upper edge of each scale.

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places England