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wrist-guard

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1961,0202.48

  • Description

    Archer's bracer in the form of a rectangle of black leather stamped with fleurs-de-lis. One side has a tapering leather thong and the remains of a second.

  • Date

    • 17thC (Possibly.)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 10.2 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Appears to have been folded in half then straightened out again leaving a ridge in the middle.
    Comment and object description by T. Richardson, Royal Armouries (June 2008)

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    1976-Jun 1995, London, Tower of London, Royal Armouries, Arms and Armour display, LT loan

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1961

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1961,0202.48

  • Additional IDs

    • AL116/14 (Royal Armouries number)
    • AL201/23 (Royal Armouries Number)

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