Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

III.1002

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. The edges are bordered by brass rivets.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 4 lb 5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Written in ink on the lining is No 316-10-9

Associations

Places England

Notes

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