Belt mounts & Strap eyelets
Belt mounts

Belt fragment
With 3 domed mounts


Object
: Belt fragment
Culture: Medieval. 14th-15th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material: leather, brass
Size: 34mm x 12mm for entire piece

Notes: Leather belt comprises of two layers of very thin leather with circular brass mounts which pierce both layers with an integral rove. Mounts are individually 10mm diameter. Similar to MoL Egan & Pritchard Dress Accessories, Item 824, Swan Lane, Upper Thames Street, London.

Belt mount
rectangular with 2 rivets


Object
: Belt mount- rectangular
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material: ?, gold gilding
Size: 10mm x 20mm

Notes: Rectangular plaque has a single groove around the edge. There are 2 surviving rivets. A large amount of gold gilding still remains.

Belt mount

Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Britain, UK.
Material: gold gilded bronze
Size:
24mm in diameter and 7mm thick
Weight: 9.96g

Notes: Raised central bevel flower with possible fleur-de-lys around the scalloped edge. From a private collection gathered in the 1980's. Four posts affix the mount, three of which are remaining. The mount is in Very Fine condition. The posts to attach the mounts are 15mm in length where unbroken. Size of this mount makes it suitable for a man's belt.
Belt mount
acorn


Object
: Belt mount- acorn
Culture: 15th century. Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: Norfolk, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 25mmx 400mm
Weight:

Notes: Unusually large mount for a belt. One fixing on the back. Cast in one piece. The lower half of the mount represents the acorn cup and is cross-hatched to resemble the an acorn cup. The half representing the acorn is smoooth, plain and undecorated. The two halves are divided by a raised band. The reverse is plain and undecorated. Almost identical to PAS object: MOUNT. Unique ID: WMID-87E6F6. An complete copper alloy strap fitting or belt mount of Post Medieval date (AD 1500 to AD 1700)
. https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/872494.
Belt mount
Bar with knops


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material: Silver
Size: 18mm
Weight:

Notes: Pressed metal?, 2 piercings for rivets which are not present. Large central piercing which may be for buckle pin. Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, London. Item

Belt mount
King's head

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 15mm x 20mm

Notes: King's head shaped belt mount. Good condition, Surviving rivet. Copper alloy mount. Cast plate with a short integrally cast rivet of diameter 1.9mm and length 2.8mm set centrally on the back. The display face presents an anthropomorphic if schematic crowned head with horizontal eyes and mouth in relief. Similar to PAS Item Record ID: NLM-119E2A Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Lincolnshire and PAS Item Record ID: BERK-5F56BF Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Oxfordshire.

Belt mount
Fleur de Lys


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 11mm x 15mm

Notes: Cast, 2 piercings for rivets which are not present. Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate lorry park, London. Item 1084
Belt mount
with letters


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 23mm x 15mm

Notes: Die struck belt mount with letters. Rectangula plaque has a border around the edge. Large central piercing. There are no surviving rivets. Remains of gilding are present. Similar in style to Item NM278 13th century IHS plaque from a coffer, Medieval Artefacts, Nigel Rees.
Belt mount
Square


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th-15th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material: Bronze
Size: 24mm x 24mm

Notes: Central boss radiating angled grooves. Hollow back. Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate lorry park, London. Item 1072. Two prongs originally fastened the mount, one of which remains.

Belt mount
sexfoil

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 15mm diameter

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. There is a central piercing for a rivet which is not present. Similar to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate lorry park, London. Item 1011.

Belt mount
sexfoil

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 20mm diameter

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. 6 petalled flower shape with raised centre. Etching on the flower petals is faintly visible.there are 2 piercings for rivets with one rivet remaining.

Belt mount
with central lobe


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th cenury
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 15mm x 8mm

Notes: Part of a Metal Detecting Group find from the UK, The central lobe is ball shaped with 4 horizontal grooves. It has 2 piercings for rivets, one of which remains.

Belt mount
with central lobe

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 15mm x 8mm

Notes: The central lobe has 4 or 5 grooves etched horizontally. There are two piercings for rivets on each terminus, one of which remains.

Belt mount
with central lobe


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval, 14th-15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 20mm x 12mm

Notes: Large round central lobe with a hollow back. 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are 5 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre.
Strap eyelets

Strap eyelet
sexfoil shaped

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 15mm diameter
Weight: 0.35g

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a shallow dome in the centre. There is a central piercing for a rivet which is not present. Two piercings for rivets are present and one rivet remains. More than likely used to surround buckle pin holes. This is identical to the Archer's wrist guard eyelet strap hole (p229. fig 143 MoL Dress Accessories from a private collection, date and location not specified.)


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