Object Title

Composite armour

Composite armour

Date

late 16th - early 17th century

Object Number

II.149

Provenance

From the Norton Hall collection. Presented by the National Art Collections Fund, 1942.

Associations

Places Italy
Germany

Notes

In the Beriah Botfield collection at Norton Hall, the armour was associated by tradition to the Battle of Edgehill, 1642. However, it is a 19th century composition of various pieces. All are engraved with sets of triple lines, which seem to have been added when the armour was assembled.