BERK-4A4C82: Dress Hook

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DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)

Unique ID: BERK-4A4C82

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy dress fastener with a white metal coating c. 1550 - 1650 AD. This example is described in Read's as an Early Post Medieval Class A Type 1a with a single blunt-hook and eye clasps. The surface is heavily eroded with fragment of a silver coating and ferrous staining beneath.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.74 mm
Width: 13.2 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Rod Trevaskus
Identified by: Mr Rod Trevaskus

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: White metal
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Goring (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6079
Four figure Latitude: 51.50675504
Four figure longitude: -1.13688793
1:25K map: SU6079
1:10K map: SU67NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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