Object Title

Pikeman's breastplate and tassets

Pikeman's breastplate and tassets

Date

1631-1670

Object Number

III.2542

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Middle Flint Tower (1987)

Physical Description

(no inventory entry) The tassets are attached to the flange by two hinges, the inner hinge for the left tasset is broken. The tassets are each of one piece. All external edges have plain turns. the turns are painted gold, and all surfaces are painted with numerous small gold crosses, possibly for later pageant use.

Inscriptions and Marks

none identifiable

Associations

Places England