Animation of the Week: Jack of Plates Plate from Jamestown

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory (VCL)

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Today’s animation is a Jack of Plates plate recovered archaeologically by Jamestown Rediscovery.  Numerous of these plates would have been sewn to a cloth or leather garment to create armor.

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Categories: 17th century, Animation of the day, arms and armament, Gallery, Jamestown Rediscovery | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

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