Object Title

Right tasset

Right tasset

Date

1535-1545

Object Number

III.709

Provenance

From Malta, 1826.

Physical Description

Of six lames. Decorated with etched bnands of scrolling foliage.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 220 mm, width 230 mm, depth 110 mm Weight: 0.45kg

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Bibliographic References

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

Notes

belonging to an armour known as the Spiky leaf Armour. Other parts are: breastplate (Malta 114a), backplate (Malta 1537), right pauldron (Malta 172a), right upper cannon (Malta stores, no number), left pauldron (Malta 1370), left lower cannon (Malta 1484), buffe (Malta 1369), left tasset (III.710), left or right couter (III.3644)