GLO-06A473:

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DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)

Unique ID: GLO-06A473

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy 'female' tag from a pair hooked tags. The tag has a sub-lozenge plate with scrollwork edges and a large rectangular loop at one end. At either side of the rectangular loop are two pierced lugs with a third at the rear for attachment. The centre of the plate is decorated with a foliate design of a central flower surrounded by four small buds arranged in a cross saltire; to either side is a leaf with serrated edges; above and blow is a berry. This artefact dates to the 16th century.

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 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38 mm
Width: 22 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 5.41 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2014 - Sunday 6th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Westbury-on-Severn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6913
Four figure Latitude: 51.81476354
Four figure longitude: -2.45109999
1:25K map: SO6913
1:10K map: SO61SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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