Object Title

Right gauntlet

Right gauntlet

Date

1571-1599

Object Number

III.2543

Provenance

Middle Flint Tower (1987)

Physical Description

Formed of a cuff linked by four metacarpal plates through a knuckle defence to a thumb defence and three finger defences, formerly four. The cuff, which is damaged on the right side of the wrist, is decorated with a raised border and a roped turn. the metacarpal plates have single incised lines.

Inscriptions and Marks

Painted inside, in red, REMOVED FROM II.80. Bears a label inscribed, Removed from Greenwhich half armour No. II.80, 19.XI.63. HRR.

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