Object Title

Left gauntlet

Left gauntlet

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2521

Provenance

Reaccessioned from Middle Flint Tower, 1987. Probably from one of the armours formerly on loan 7 to Dover Castle (II.53-62) from Malta, 1826. Or (TR 2003) reaccessioned III.1200 from Norton Hall.

Physical Description

Formed of a cuff linked by seven metacarpal plates through a knuckle defence of two plates to four finger and a thumber defence. The thumb defence may be attached to the wrong side. the cuff has a hinged plate over the inside of hte wrist, Roped turn and recessed border.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy