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DRESS HOOK

Unique ID: SUR-14DB9D

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A Post Medieval cast copper alloy dress hook of Read Class C, Type 3, with a convex rectangular body. The front plate has a rectangular band of niello cross hatching, with transverse bands at either end. The back plate is wider than the front with laterally projecting edges and there is a square aperture in the back plate for a strap or cord. The tip of the hook has broken off. Circa 15th-16th century.

Notes:

As Read (2008), p54, number 168.

Class: Read Class C, Type 3.

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 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.3 mm
Height: 8.7 mm
Width: 13.6 mm
Weight: 6.32 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with niello

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5884
Four figure Latitude: 51.55191577
Four figure longitude: -1.16487958
1:25K map: SU5884
1:10K map: SU58SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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