|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Post medieval dress fastener|
Metal detecting recovered a gold fitting with a glass inlay which was probably part of a 16th century dress fastener. Similar objects can be seen in 16th English painted portraits but no other examples are known to have been reported as Treasure or in public collections.
|Grid Reference:||TF 78 23|
|Parish:||LITTLE MASSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Before 31 March 2003. Metal detecting.
Gold fitting with glass inlay (weighing 0.79g), probably part of a 16th century dress fastener. Submitted for consideration as Treasure. Further details of identification to follow from British Museum.
See (S1) and (S2) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 May 2003.
24 November 2003.
Post medieval dress fastener disclaimed as Treasure.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 November 2003.
Similar objects can be seen in 16th English painted portraits but no other examples have been reported as treasure or are in public collections.
Information from (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 5 April 2006.
- FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image. |
|<S2>||Unpublished Document: Thornton, D.. 2003. Treasure Report. Post medieval dress fitting from Little Massingham, Norfolk.. |
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