Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1640

Object Number

II.99 B

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The breastplate has a raised neck, a medial ridge and a narrow flange at the waist. Over the front is permanently riveted a plackart. At either side of the chest is a swivel hook and pierced stud for the shoulder straps. The main edges have plain inward turns bordered by double incised lines at the arms. The exterior is bright but dull, and has traces of a filed surface on the plackart.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 350 mm, width 338 mm Weight: 3410 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Inside is a construction mark, five wedges.

Associations

Places Netherlands