Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

III.976

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

The neck, arm-openings and waist-flange have plain, inward-turns, accompanied by numerous pairs of small holes for stitching on a leather edging for the attachment of the lining formed of two thicknesses of white canvas edged with blue cloth piccadils. The edges are bordered by brass rivets.

Dimensions

Weight: 6 lb 15 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England

Notes

According to 'Additions to the Armouries After 1916'III.962-1022 are sixty Breast and backplates (Life Guards)