Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2678

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

Missing gussets. The neck edge has a roped inward turn, the arm edes being bordered by single incised lines. Flanged at the waist, with two modern straps at either side. Ath either shoulder is a row of three rivet holes.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

Associated with the backplate III.2679, of disproportionate size.