Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

III.2356

Provenance

Middle Flint Tower (1987)

Physical Description

(No inventory entry) Fitted with a belt-hook at each side of the waist. Pierced at the neck, the arm-holes and the waist-flange with a series of twenty-two holes. Decorated with singel incised lines. Bears a proof mark on the left side. Painted black.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stuck at teh neck with the crowned IR cypher (?) and marked 3-9. struck inside the waist-flange with a row of thirteen triangular marks.

Associations

Places England