Object Title

Left tasset

Left tasset

Date

1575-1585

Object Number

III.912

Provenance

Possibly Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

Of eight lames. The edges as well as the central band are etched with 'pisan' style ornament.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 1 lb 7 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Bibliographic References

Watts,K 1998 The armour of the knight of St. John, Malta. Royal Armouries Yearbook 3

Notes

'Additions to the armouries after 1916' states `Maltese'. belonging to an armour known as the Linear Fleur de Lys Armour. Other pars are: breastplate (Malta 1659/PA270), backplate (Malta 1673), outer plate of left lower cannon (Malta 1406), left pauldron and upper cannon (II.25), right pauldron and upper cannon (II.25), right lower cannon (II.25), right gauntlet (II.25)