Object Title

Pikeman's backplate

Pikeman's backplate

Date

1630

Object Number

III.2722

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Accessioned from Middle Flint Tower (1987).

Physical Description

With a low neck and a flange at the waist. The main edges have plain, inward turns, with a sunken border at the flange and single incised lines at the neck and arms. There is a hole at the centre of the flange. It is painted black, thickly.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with a crowned IR

Associations

Places England