Object Title

Crossbow

Crossbow

Date

1531-1570

Object Number

XI.31

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of the Rotunda Museum, Woolwich.

Physical Description

For use with a goat foot's lever. The slender stock inlaid with brass, wire and horn; a suspension ring at the forward end. The steel bow stamped twice with a maker's mark. Simple section with long, square section trigger. Reinforced steel fore-end stamped on the underside: MA 7153.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length 36.25 in., Span 22 in. Weight: 5 lb. 4 oz.

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