Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1625

Object Number

III.2437

Provenance

Middle Flint Tower (1987). Captured from a French ship a the time of the seige of LaRochelle in 1627.

Physical Description

(No inventory entry) Decorated with double incised lines. Painted black.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamp TOIRAS across the centre.

Associations

Places France

Notes

A piece of wire, probably for attaching an inventory disc, was found in the breastplate in 1987, in suggesting that it had formerly been assigned another number which is not now identifiable.