Object Title

Brigandine front

Brigandine front

Date

1531-1570

Object Number

III.1453

Provenance

Bequest of Dr R Williams, 1974. From the Bartell collection, sold Sotheby's 12 December 1952, lot 4.

Physical Description

Framed. The main body panel is composed of columns of plates riveted inside linen interlining with iron rivets. It has a collar and tassets lined with mail.

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

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