Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2673

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

Roped inward turns. Embossed with spiral volutes. Flanged at the waist. At either side of the waist ar etwo rivet holes for the wast strap. The top of the left arm is damaged, and the right shoulder is laminating. Bright.

Inscriptions and Marks

Struck inside with two chisel marks.

Associations

Places Italy