LEIC-36ED55: Post Medieval copper alloy dress hook

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DRESS HOOK

Unique ID: LEIC-36ED55

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval copper alloy dress hook, 35mm long, 16mm wide and 4mm thick. The hook is in fair condition with a green patina and weighs 1.69grams. The object consists of a pointed hook, which is bent over itself, attached to a circular plate. The plate contains a relief depiction of a human? face contained within a dotted border. The plate has a circular sectioned trapezoidal catch along the same plane as the hook. Class E, Type 3. B Read, 2008, Pg. 92 No. 322.

Notes:

The object fits Brian Reads classification Class E type 3, in 'Hooked-clasps and eyes', Fig 323, P.92.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1475
Date to: AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35 mm
Width: 16 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 1.69 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th December 2008

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Kingston on Soar (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4927
Four figure Latitude: 52.838294
Four figure longitude: -1.274033
1:25K map: SK4927
1:10K map: SK42NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Read, B. 2008 Hooked-Clasps and Eyes Langport Portcullis Publishing 92 322

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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