Object Title

Right tasset

Right tasset

Date

1570

Object Number

III.2641

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 seven lames overlapping upwards. the upper lame is fitted with three buckles, the lower embossed with spiral volutes. Plain turns with recessed border. The subsidiary edges have single incised lines, and a pair of V-shaped notches at either side. Modern leathers.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped 3 on the upper lame.

Associations

Places Italy