Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1620

Object Number

III.4760

Provenance

First registered 25 June 2004 following return from loan to the Australian War Memorial [museum] (reg. no. OL00378.002), being the remains of one of the Loans to the Dominions, sent out in 1921. Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

It has a low neck, a medial ridge ending in a slight peascod, and a flange at the waist with a cusp at the centre. The neck and arm edges are flanged and roped. At either shoulder is a stud and adjacent hole for the shoulder straps. Low at the right is a deep proof mark. The exterior is painted black.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 415 mm, width 345 mm Weight: 7900 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Flanders