Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.2376

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Accessioned from Middle Flint Tower (1987).

Physical Description

It has a raised neck, a medial ridge and a narrow flange at the waist. At either arm is a mushroom-headed stud for the shoulder straps. The neck and arm edges have plain inward turns. At the upper left is a proof mark. At either side is a belt hook. At either shoulder is a is a small drilled suspension hole, and at either side of the flange is a larger hole, possibly for the attachment of tassets for display. The exterior is covered in thick black paint. The point of the peascod is damaged.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 445 mm, width 330 mm Weight: 3500 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England