PAS-8C7D02: 2006 T254, Post-Medieval silver dress-fitting from Littlethorpe, North Yorkshire

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DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)

Unique ID: PAS-8C7D02

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post-medieval silver dress-fitting Hemispherical dress fitting with flat pinked base and remains of an attachment, perhaps a shank to make this object serve as a button. The domed surface applied with filigree circles and knops in the manner of contemporary dress pins. 1.5 cm diameter. 16th-17th Century. In terms of age and as the object contains a minimum of 10% precious metal it qualifies as Treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996.

Subsequent actions

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Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2006 T254

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st March 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Caroline Barton
Identified by: Ms Dora Thornton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2006 T254
Treasure case number: 2006 T254

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
To be known as: Littlethorpe

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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