LON-9E9DF4: Post-Medieval Fastening (dress) (front)

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DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)

Unique ID: LON-9E9DF4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Hooked fastener (hook-and-eye type) made from two lengths of copper alloy wire hammered together and folded over at the point of the hook. They run parallel along the U-shaped hook up to the fastening end, where they split to form two loops for stitching, bent in opposite directions. The wire is roughly rectangular in section.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Ante AD 1600
Date to: Ante AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 1.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey
Identified by: Dr Eleanor Ghey

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4617/23

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
Parish or ward: Hambleden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7886
Four figure Latitude: 51.567489
Four figure longitude: -0.876035
1:25K map: SU7886
1:10K map: SU78NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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