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Cloth-mark; lead; Norwich Weavers' Company; worsted reformed; (1): inscription and fleur-de-lis above and below; (2): inscription with two small fleurs above and below.
- 1600-1650 (?)
- Made in: Norwich
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Norfolk,Norwich)
- Diameter: 19 millimetres (disc one)
- Diameter: 21 millimetres (disc two)
Inscription Positiondisc one
Inscription Positiondisc two
Inscription ContentWORST[.] [.]D RE[...]
Compare Egan 1985B/1992B, 3 fig. 17c and d. The number for yards lenght was almost certainly 27 (as on the following seals). It is presumed that on this series Roman numerals are earlier than arabic ones, which possibly begin c.1650.
Geoff Egan, Lead Cloth Seals and Related Items in the British Museum (London, British Museum Press, 1994) p. 48.
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