- Museum number
A belt with copper alloy belt clasp, for a woman's costume. Belt clasp, copper alloy (?), in the form of two large discs with repoussé and chased foliate ornament, a cast hook and eye. The dkiscs are either silvered or contian some silver, while the bars at the back are copper. At the back of each disc, two bars for attachment to fabric. Cloth made from narrow piece of red, black and cream chequered twill woven wool cloth stitched to form a tube; pressed flat. Free end has raw warp ends.
- Production date
Length: 79 centimetres
Width: 10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Attached to this record is an image of the donor wearing this belt with a costume from Krusevo, Macedonia (Eu1995,03.48-50).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2011 21 Jan-11 Sep, London, British Museum, Room 2, Traditional Jewellery and Dress from the Balkans
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- The items in this collection (Eu1995,03.1 to 90) were primarily collected during periods of residence by the donor in Bulgaria between 1963 and 1989.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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