Roof boss

Description
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.
128/1937/H11
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
Material
wood
Period Classification
Tudor (1500-1603)
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection County
Devon?
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:28
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:28

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