Object Title

Right tasset

Right tasset

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2625

Provenance

Re-accessioned from Middle Flint Tower, 1987. Probably from one of the armours formerly on loan 7 to Dover Castle (II.53-62) from Malta, 1826.

Physical Description

Composed of twelve lames. The main edges have roped inward turns, the subsidary being rped and bordered by single incised lines. The side edges are bordered by roped, embossed ridges. Articulated with brass dome-headed rivets.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

2625 - 300 2626 -275. Same armour as tasset III.2626, breastplate III.2237, and pair of vambraces III.2493 and 2494. Pauldron III.1068 associated. Vambrace III.2492 from same school.