WILT-129873: Post-medieval hooked tag

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DRESS HOOK

Unique ID: WILT-129873

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A complete copper alloy post-medieval (AD c.1500-c.1550) hooked clasp of one piece. The clasp falls into Read's Class E, Type 3: circular single sharp-hooked clasps. A similar hooked clasp can be found in Read, 2008, Hooked-Clasps & Eyes, p.91, no.319. Overall, it measures 33.55mm long, 13.76mm wide and 1.89mm thick. It weighs 1.96g. The clasp was cast in one piece and consists of a trapezoidal loop, a central circular plate and a hook. The central plate has a central solid-domed boss inscribed with the black-letter sacred monogram IHS all within a cabled border.

The hook is 13.19mm long. The central plate has a diameter of 13.66mm (1.77mm thickness). The loop is 12.93mm wide and 1.16mm thick.

Class: Class E single sharp-hooked clasp
Sub class: Circular
Inscription: IHS

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.55 mm
Width: 13.76 mm
Thickness: 1.89 mm
Weight: 1.96 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM4794

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Lavington

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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