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Copper-alloy chatelaine distributor?

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:41 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze chatelaine suspender, length 2.8cm. Flattened barrel with hole through which once had an iron ring through, with pair of beak-like projections joined by two bronze rivets. Traces of iron in hole, but no iron around the riveted area. Found with several 'small bits of iron' presumably a chatelaine.

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 262

Object ID

M6270

Catalogue Number

M 6270

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; brass)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

chatelaine distributor (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; chatelaine suspender) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

chatelaine

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