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DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)

Unique ID: WILT-C83437

Object type certainty: Certain
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Part of a Post-Medieval copper alloy dress fastener, of Read's (2008) Class a type 10, dating to c. 1600-1700. The fastener consists of a lozengiform plate with slightly concave sides, with pairs of opposed scrolled volutes projecting from the two angles on the lateral sides. A rectangular loop projects from one longitudinal edge, with the juncture with the plate flanked by sewing loops. A third sewing loop projects from between a further pair of volutes (although one is lost) at the other longitudinal end. The front of the plate is decorated with a floral motif, cast in low relief.

Length: 38.4mm, Width: 23.1mm, Thickness: 2.2mm, Weight: 6.00g.

cf. Read (2008: 179).

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 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.4 mm
Width: 23.1 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 6 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chiseldon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1780
Four figure Latitude: 51.5186675
Four figure longitude: -1.75638784
1:25K map: SU1780
1:10K map: SU18SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 days ago
Updated: 4 days ago

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