Pair of Gauntlets 1590
A pair. Cuffs long, flared and pointed with a central crease. Outer edge and wrist rolled inward and roped. The outer edge with an additional embossed and roped line. Raised over the ulna with a short roped line. Back of hand formed of 6 plates, the final one formed to the knuckles. Fingers and thumb of overlapping plates riveted to leathers by a single rivet in each plate. Assembly marks consisting of file notches starting with one on the lame next to the knuckle plate and increasing to five on the plate next to the cuff. These are placed on the inside front edge of the metacarpal plates. Thumb attached by a small hinge decorated with filed notches on each end. Images show the gauntlets in various positions with the metacarpal plates extended or bent back.
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