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Collar: O.198-1879

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Collar from an armour. Of textile layers, lined with red velvet, and covered in red velvet, now faded to dull pink, studded with copper alloy nails forming a scale pattern. Bordered with blue and yellow cords, largely detached. The exterior velvet is torn, part is missing, and some of the nails are corroded matt green. Damage to the lining reveals the cotton wadding inside

Legal notes

Given by Robert Taylor, MA

Measurements and weight

Length: 41 cm
Weight: 132 g
Width: 9.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1879) by Taylor, Robert, MA


19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - 1879 CE


Taylor notes: Four pads for armour.

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 198
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Tag

Inscription present: adhesive

  • Text: 198
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.198-1879
Primary reference Number: 160148
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 1 October 2012 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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