Object Title

Mail Duelling Gloves

Mail Duelling Gloves

Date

1571-1599

Object Number

III.1441

Provenance

From the collection of Dr. Richard Williams, 1974. Bartell sale (Sothebys) 6/12/1951, lot 96.

Physical Description

Mounted upon their original linen linings, the right without mail in the palm and inside of the fingers for holding the sword, the left also covered on the indide for grasping an opponents blade.

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

C. Paggiarino, The Royal Armouries, masterpieces of medieval and renaissance arms and armour, Milan, 2011 volume 2

Notes

Part of a pair with III.1440