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    • IdentifierID: 00148E39435012FB
    • Primary material: Silver
    • Object type: DRESS HOOK
    • Institution: LVPL
    • County: Cheshire West and Chester

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Record ID: LVPL-B16A24
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete silver-gilt dress-hook . The object is lozenge shaped in plan. It consists of a cast back-plate with a large trefoil knop on each apex and a smaller version in the centre of each side. The trefoil knop from the centre of one side is missing due to a recent break. Either side of each central trefoil knop is a single rounded knop; some of these have a faceted outer face while some have been worn down. In the centre of the plate is a circular perforation with an internal diameter of 3.03mm. Surrounding the perforation the outer face of the back plate is uneven with shallow …
Created on: Tuesday 18th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 10th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bostock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-859AC5
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver Read Class B, Type 2 dress hook dating to the early Post-Medieval period. The object is cast in two pieces with a silver circular sheet and a separate hooked-section. The circular sheet is surrounded by twisted wire filigree. The object is decorated with a central cross, in the centre of which is the base of a circular rivet which attaches the hook. Within each angle of the cross is an oval silver wire cell, each of which are in filled with a white enamel or stone. The cross, also of silver wire is also likely to have been infilled with enamel or stone which is now missing, a…
Created on: Friday 30th May 2014
Last updated: Friday 27th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tiverton', grid reference and parish protected.


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