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    • IdentifierID: 00148E39435012FB
    • Primary material: Silver
    • County: Shropshire
    • Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)

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Record ID: LVPL-B4221C
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete silver dress fastener. Cast as a single component, the body is sub-traingular in plan and on one end projects a rounded attachment loop. Extra casting material is added in the shape of an X on one side to reinforce the narrowing of the fastener between the body and the attachment loop. The other end of the object comes to a blunt point which is flanked by two unevenly sized eyelets. The edges of the body have a scalloped effect, now mostly worn away. The fastener appears to fall into Read's Early post-medieval Class H, Type 4 (Read 2008, 122), other examples of which …
Created on: Wednesday 13th August 2014
Last updated: Monday 3rd October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Baschurch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-CA9162
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Silver probable dress fastener dating to the Post-Medieval period. A loop is soldered centrally onto the edge of a sub rectangular bar. The bar is rectangular in cross section and has seven perforations running along the length of it. Perforations suggest that textile or leather was sewn to the object for use as a dress hook. Diameter of loop: 10.60mm. In terms of age and as the object contains a minimum of 10% precious metal it qualifies as Treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996.
Created on: Monday 5th December 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 8th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Prees', grid reference and parish protected.


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