Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

III.2698

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artllery, 1974.

Physical Description

Flanged at the waist. Roped inward turns. At either shoulder is a plain buckle. There is a crack in the right shoulder and internal repairs.

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible. Painted inside in white 16.

Associations

Notes

Transferred from the Rotunda with III.2697-2700.Rotunda Catalogue ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1873 p.137 no.2179; ('Rotunda Catalogue', 1889, p.147, no.16/116); ('RotundaCatalogue,' 1963, vol 2, p.58, no.16.86) 'Suit of Maltese pikemans armour'.