Roof boss

This roof boss shows a pair of shears, a tool which was essential to Devon’s woollen cloth trade. The boss was collected by Harry Hems, an Exeter-based master woodworker, but unfortunately he did not record where he obtained it from.
Accession Loan No.
Simple Name
architectural fragment
Full Name
roof boss with carved decoration in form of shears
Collector / Excavator
Hems, Harry, Mr
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
roof boss
Period Classification
Tudor (1500-1603)
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Collection Contintent
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection County
Family Group

Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:28
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:31

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