LEIC-A28C7C: Post Medieval copper alloy dress fastener

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DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)

Unique ID: LEIC-A28C7C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval copper alloy dress fastener, 40mm in length, 29mm wide and 2mm thick with a weight of 7.00grams. The object is sub- oval in form and rectangular in cross section. It appears to be undecorated, but has traces of tinning. It has a projecting circular loop at three of its cardinal points. The fourth houses a rectangular projection which would have housed the hook or loop.

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 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40 mm
Width: 29 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 7 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: White metal
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Owston and Newbold (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7808
Four figure Latitude: 52.66411529
Four figure longitude: -0.84811536
1:25K map: SK7808
1:10K map: SK70NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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