Dress pin

Description
This is the head of a decorative dress-pin decorated with filigree circles and knops. It originally had a long pin attached and was used by women in their hair or for fastening clothing.
Accession Loan No.
40/2011
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
dress pin
Simple Name
dress pin
Full Name
dress pin with hollow case spherical head, head only
Dimensions
diameter 13.76 mm; length 13.4 mm
Period Classification
Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Production Year Low
1500
Production Year High
1600
Family Group

Material
silver; gilt
Collection Site Name
Colyton
Collection Town
Colyton
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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