Object Title

Finger scales

Finger scales

Date

1590-1610

Object Number

III.4400 D

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Consisting of 5 scales overlapping outwards, drawn out to an oblique point at the lower edge and secured to fragments of the leather glove by 1 externally flush rivet at the upper end.
All subsidiary edges are slightly chamfered and bordered by double incised line decoration.
It is externally bright.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Max. length: 7.7 cm. ( 3.0 in.), Max. Width: 1.7 cm. ( 0.6 in.), Weight: * * kg. ( * * oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Europe