Object Title

Scale from a helmet strap

Scale from a helmet strap

Date

1801-1830

Object Number

IV.1718

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Found in Bowyer Tower 1992.

Physical Description

A rectangular brass scale decorated with four scallops at the lower edge imitating feathers. Each scallop has a raised medial ridge on a granulated ground. Pierced at the upper edge with four holes for attaching it to a leather base which still retains fragments of thread.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 2.3 cm ( 3/8 in), Width: 3.3 cm ( 1.25 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places England