Object Title

Right cuirassier's tasset and poleyn

Right cuirassier's tasset and poleyn

Date

1601-1630

Object Number

III.2544

Provenance

Middle Flint Tower (1987)

Physical Description

The tasset is formed of seventeen lames, and the poleyn of seven lames. The main lame of the poleyn is furnished with a side-wing.

Inscriptions and Marks

Struck with a maker's mark consisting of three fleyr-de-lis within an escutcheon placed under a crown and between the initials M P.

Associations

Places Flanders

Notes

Other pieces of armour bearing the same maker's mark are discussed by W.J. Karcheski, 'J.A.A.S.', Vol. XII, No.6, Dec. 1985, pp.307-14