Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1585

Object Number

III.1695

Provenance

Purchased from the Trustees of J G Mann, 1982, (with breastplate III.1696). Formerly from Farleigh Hungerford Castle, acquired by Fenton about 1910 sold to Mann; formerly AL23.35.

Physical Description

Shaped to the spine. Flanged at the waist. Roped inward turns. Sunken border at arm and neck.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 375 mm, width 352 mm, depth 150 mm Weight: 3 lb 0 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible

Associations

Notes

Associated with breastplate III.1696. Selected for display in Louisville 2004, but rejected by Conservation on account of the corrosion under the paint inside: no resources to treat.