Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1650

Object Number

II.232

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

It is round shouldered, with a raised neck and a narrow flange at the waist. The main edges have plain inward turns. At either shoulder is a modern shoulder strap attached by two rivets, and at either side of the waist is a modern strap and buckle. The surface is black and patinated, and has a curious mottled finish from the planishing. There is a suspension hole at the centre of the neck.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 395 mm, width 335 mm Weight: 1640 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the neck with an illegible mark.

Associations

Places England