Forearm-guard. Steel, worked in relief with panels of eagles swooping on prey and inscriptions of an invocatory nature. Inner quilting under red velvet lining has now disappeared. Mailed fist.
- Length: 52 centimetres
14 June 1995
Reason for treatment
Degrease , clean, improve appearance.
Light overall corrosion. Old discoloured surface coating.
Cleaned using IMS (industrial methylated spirits) applied on cotton wool swabs. Cleaned manually using scalpel. Cleaned with fine grade steel wool. Loose chain mail secured and missing areas replaced.
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Object reference number: RRM3290
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