NMS-0490E5: Medieval thimble

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

THIMBLE

Unique ID: NMS-0490E5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval open-topped thimble or sewing ring, bent and distorted, decorated with four horizontal lines of dots, approximate diameter 20mm, height 10mm. 15th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1400
Date to: AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10 mm
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Ellen Bales
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
To be known as: Postwick with Witton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: NMS-D31F10
Object type: THIMBLE
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Medieval open-topped thimble or sewing ring, squashed, decorated with four horizontal lines of large dots. Approximate diameter 18-19mm. Heigh…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NMS-4CFE42
Object type: THIMBLE
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Medieval open-topped thimble or sewing ring, decorated with engraved line around both openings and horizontal lines of dots, distorted, diamet…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NMS-CE3C5B
Object type: THIMBLE
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Medieval copper alloy open-topped thimble or sewing ring, decorated with four irregular lines of punched dots. Diameter 21mm. Height 10mm. 15…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.