Object Title

Finger scales

Finger scales

Date

1590-1610

Object Number

III.4400 A

Provenance

Probably old Tower collection. Found in Waterloo Attic Room B.

Physical Description

Originally consisting of 7 scales overlapping outwards, the 6th now missing, The lower edge, which is slightly chamfered, is drawn out to an oblique point and secured to fragments of the leather glove by 1 externally flush rivet at the upper end. The upper edge is slightly bowed. All lower edges are bordered by
double
incised line decoration.
The 7th scale has a rounded lower edge with an additional externally domed rivet, with internal circular washer, to secure it to fragments of the leather glove.
It is externally bright.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Max. length: 11.3 cm. ( 4.46 in.), Max. Width: 1.96 cm. ( 0.77 in.), Weight: 0.010 kg. ( 0.25oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Europe