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cap-hook

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2010,8019.1

  • Description

    Silver gilt cap-hook in the form of a flower with nine petals in two layers, the inner one engraved, and a central boss, the back flat with soldered silver hook which is bent back on itself to form S-shape, the front gilded.

  • Date

    • 16thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 12.5 millimetres
    • Weight: 2.5 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    Compare Gaimster et al. 2002 for other cap-hooks, though none is a close parallel for this one.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2010

  • Acquisition notes

    Metal-detector find.

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    2010,8019.1

  • Additional IDs

    • 2009T99 (Treasure number)
    • PAS-1F1024 (PAS Database Number)
Post-Medieval, silver-gilt cap hook, Beeston with Bittering, Norfolk, Treasure, 2009T99, front

Post-Medieval, silver-gilt cap hook, Beeston with Bittering, Norfolk, Treasure, 2009T99, front

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