LON-312098: A Post Medieval lead alloy cloth seal dating 16th - 18th century.

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: LON-312098

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A Post Medieval lead alloy cloth seal dating 16th - 18th century. This is a clothworker's personal seal. The seal is formed of two discs with a connecting strip and integral rivet on one of the discs connecting the two. The rivet is visible on the decorated disc. The cloth seal has a bird standing facing left with initials either side of the bird, T on the left in front of chest and S on the right above tail. The undecorated disk has marks scratched onto it possible the number four.

Dimensions: length: 21.14 mm; diameter of disk: 16.57mm; weight: 4.33g.

Egan, G. 1994. Lead cloth seals and related items in the British Museum. Occasional Paper 93. The British Museum Press; London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.14 mm
Weight: 4.33 g
Diameter: 16.57 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Wandsworth (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Thamesfield (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2475
Four figure Latitude: 51.46040223
Four figure longitude: -0.21650964
1:25K map: TQ2475
1:10K map: TQ27NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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