Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2672

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

Embossd with spiral volutes, flanged at the waist. Roped inward turns. Embossed ridges terminating in adorsed volutes. A plain buckle at each shoulder, at the waist is a restored strap and buckle. Bright.

Inscriptions and Marks

Struck inside with three chisel marks.

Associations

Places Italy