NMS-6DB755: Post Medieval tinned dress fastener

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DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)

Unique ID: NMS-6DB755

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Incomplete Post Medieval tinned dress fastener, corroded scallop-shaped eyelet plate with broken eye between two attachment-loops at pointed end and sing broken attachment-loops projecting from broad end, 21 x >34mm. Cf. similar type in Read (1995) nos.771-2. 16th-17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34 mm
Width: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2006

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Upwell

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Read, B. 2001 Metal artefacts of antiquity: A catalogue of small finds from specific areas of the United Kingdom Langport Portcullis Publishing nos.771-2.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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