Object Title

Long elbow gauntlet

Long elbow gauntlet

Date

1620

Object Number

III.1213

Provenance

Presented by F H Cripps-Day, 1942. From Hornby Castle.

Physical Description

This differs from the usual pattern in having a flange at the elbow opening of the cuff, a separate plate shaped to the base of the thumb at the wrist and an articulating plate decorated with a diamond in double incised lines at the outside of the wrist. There are three metacarpal plates, the lowest shaped for the thumb. The knuckle lame has a scalloped upper end, and all the finger scales are preserved. The subsidiary edges are bordered by double incised lines.

Dimensions

Weight: 3 lb 3 oz.

Associations

Notes

Reaccessioned as III.4670, identified and transferred back in May 2003.