Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1625

Object Number

III.1879

Provenance

Captured from the French under Marshall Toiras in 1627. Accessioned on loan to the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Grand Entrance hall Old College, July 1985.

Physical Description

Backplate with high neck and flange. There are plain inward turns at the neck, arm opening and flange. There is a double line engraved round the lower edge of the flange round the arm and neck openings and a single line down the spine. The straps are missing. There are three rivet holes on each side above the waist and four and four at each shoulder.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height 442 mm (17.4 in.), width 335 mm (13.2 in) Weight: 4 lb 14 o.z

Inscriptions and Marks

TOIRAS engraved above the waist

Associations

Places France