Object Title

Right gauntlet

Right gauntlet

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2523

Provenance

Re-accessioned from Middle Flint Tower, 1987. Possibly from one of the armours formerly on loan 7 to Dover Castle (II.53-62) from Malta, 1826.

Physical Description

Formed of a cuff linked by six metacarpal plates through a knuckle plate to four sets of finger defences and a thumb defence. The lower edges of the cuff and metacarpal plates are each decorated with a V-shaped notch. The cuff has a plain turn accompanied by nine lining rivets. Painted black.

Inscriptions and Marks

Painted inside oin white, with the number G.7.2338 ? .

Associations

Places Italy