Lozenge-shaped silver-gilt dress-fitting, with the sphere attached to each angle and a central collet set with a pale pink stone. The surface is decorated with roughly incised lines and the edges are serrated and bent out of shape.On reverse there are remains of two stitching bars.

An00283441 002 l

Thing

Made Of
gold, stone, silver
Type of Thing
dress-fitting
Techniques
incised, serrated, gilded

People

Acquired From
Davis, A to The British Museum

Place

Found In
Cerne Abbas
Made In
England

Time

Acquired In
2009
Made
15thC(late)-16thC(early)

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