Backplate

2528.d

Description

Steel, with restored leathers. Boxed form, with wide, level neck, gently bossed for the shoulderblades, & riveted below to angular level waistplate with riveted single-lame, scalloped culet. Decorated to match HAM# 2528.c, but the roped turns at neck & arms have double notches in place of the moldings. At sides of waistlame is set of waiststraps, 1 with D-shaped tongued buckle & modern metal retainer.

Curator's Comments

Part of HAM# 2528.a-j.

Bibliography

Stephen V. Grancsay, "Catalogue of Armor" (Worcester, 1961), p. 76.

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