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Iron chatelaine with copper-alloy distributor

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:40 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze chatelaine suspender, length 3.9cm. Barrel-shaped grip with triple grooves at either end, expanding into a flat spade-shaped piece of metal - 2 holes near barrel, 4 cast and laterally perforated hinge-like terminals with remains of an iron rod through. Found with remains of iron chatelaine.

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 50

Object ID

M6108

Catalogue Number

M 6108

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

chatelaine distributor (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; chatelaine suspender) (Antiquarian Keyword; chain links, instrument)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

chatelaine

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