Object Title

Left gauntlet

Left gauntlet

Date

1600

Object Number

III.2726

Provenance

Middle Flint Tower (1987)

Physical Description

Comprising a cuff, five metacarpal lames, a knuckle lame, and four finger defences, of which all the scalles but one are missing on the middle finger. The cuff edge has an inward turn, lightly roped, and the knuckle lame is embossed with a roped ridge. The subsidiary finger scales, which have double incised lines.

Inscriptions and Marks

Each metacarpal lame is marked with two V-shaped nicks, and they are numbered II to VI with chisel marks.

Associations

Places Europe