Object Title

Anime backplate

Anime backplate

Date

1571-1599

Object Number

III.95

Provenance

Unknown

Physical Description

Of freely articulated but rough construction. The back is of similar construction to the breastplate, consisting of sixteen lames. The upper edges of the lames are invected. The arm openings are turned outwards. the lowest lames back and front have roughly roped turns, the front one broken and patched at its centre.

Dimensions

Weight: Backplate: kg ( 3 lb 14 oz)

Component parts

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate CXV.

Notes

Stibbert have a simillar cuirass.