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DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)

Unique ID: KENT-AFC4EF

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An early Post-Medieval (c. AD 1500-1600) silver gilt dress hook of Read's Class D, Type 1 (rectangular) (Read 2008, 59).

The body and hook survive, but the attachment loop is missing. The body is rectangular with seven projecting knops on the corners, sides and attachment end, and a fleur-like moulding at the junction with the hook. At the centre of the body, three worn annulets surmounted by a recessed heart.

A very similar example can be seen on the database: KENT-442B16.

The item is 19mm long, 9mm wide and weighs 1.46 grams.

Class: Read's Class D, Type 1 (rectangular)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2015T436

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight: 1.46 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2015T436

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Stone-cum-Ebony (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9428
Four figure Latitude: 51.01864163
Four figure longitude: 0.76460558
1:25K map: TQ9428
1:10K map: TQ92NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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