YORYM-D257FE: Post-Medieval : Dress Hook

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DRESS HOOK

Unique ID: YORYM-D257FE

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy dress hook of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1500 - 1650. The main plate has moulded relief and openwork decoration in the form of a lyre enclosing two confronted spirals surmounted by a lozenge. A projecting collar is present at the juncture of the plate and loop. A stylised swag and short collar is also present at the juncture of the plate and hook. The hook has a D-shaped section and terminates in a worn break.

The metal has a mid-red/brown patina and is worn. The dress hook is 30.2mm long, 14.8mm wide, 1.5mm thick and weighs 1.9g.

A similar example is illustrated in Read, p.117, no.408 and is dated to the early post-medieval period.

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 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.2 mm
Width: 14.8 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04446

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
Parish or ward: Hutton Buscel (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9785
Four figure Latitude: 54.25149637
Four figure longitude: -0.51270675
1:25K map: SE9785
1:10K map: SE98NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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