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Record ID: DOR-1768B7
Object type: SCISSORS
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A part of a pair of Post Medieval scissors. One half of the handles comprosing a single finger-loop offset from the arm which ends in a broken angled hinge. The arm is highly decorated, with three square-section bosses decorated with grooves top and bottom and with incised line decoration (cross-hatching on the middle boss, an asterisk on the upper boss and probably foliar pattern on the lower boss) on the upper and lower faces. Between the bosses the handle is narrowed and has a lozenge shaped cross section. At the break the end is rebated to accomodate the missing iron blade. The ins…
Created on: Wednesday 6th May 2009
Last updated: Friday 9th December 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-0D2933
Object type: SCISSORS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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Ornate copper alloy scissor handles with iron corrosion, in two pieces. They originally had iron blades, traces of which remain. Sub-circular loops. The shafts have rectilinear bosses with incised line decoration. There is a foliate pattern at the junction of the two shafts. The shafts taper towards the loops.
Created on: Thursday 29th April 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-0CB9F3
Object type: SCISSORS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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Ornate copper alloy scissor handles with iron corrosion. They originally had iron blades. They have oval finger loops which are broken. The shafts are decorated with two rectilinear bosses on each, with incised cross-hatched decoration. There is some decoration where the shafts intersect.The shafts taper towards the loops. The shafts are joined by an iron pin/rivet. Traces of separate iron blades remain
Created on: Thursday 29th April 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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