Object Title

Left tasset

Left tasset

Date

1580

Object Number

II.66 f

Provenance

Purchased from Malta 1826.

Physical Description

The tassets are similar but not a pair. The right is of eight lames, the left of nine, joined solidly by rivets at either side and a modern leather at the centre. The lower lames have file roped inward turns accompanied by embossed ribs. Each upper lame has three modern brass buckles. All the rivets are replaced with modern copper ones.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 240 mm, width 295 mm Weight: 710 g

Associations

Places Italy