Object Title

Sallet

Sallet

Date

1480

Object Number

IV.9

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

The skull has a low medial ridge pierced for a crest. The lower edge is slayed out to form a narrow brim with short tail. The shallow face opening has a slight depressed centre. Metallury by A Williams: this is a very low carbon steel containing ferrite, a little cementite (0.1% C or less) and numerous slag inclusions.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 190 mm; width: 220 mm; depth: 255 mm Weight: 2 lb 3 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with a crow's foot mark at the rear.

Associations

Places Spain

Bibliographic References

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