Buckles plates
with or without fragments - 6
Buckle plate
with gilding
BP01


Object
: Buckle plate
Culture: Medieval. 13th-14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Bronze with gold gilding
Size: 21mm x 20mm
Weight: 2.04g

Notes: The plate is semi-circular in shape and is constructed in the folded sheet method. Small amounts of gold gilding remain. Two rivet heads remain with a third piercing for another rivet which is missing. Decorative single line around the plate.
Buckle plate
with belt fragment

BP02


Object
:
Buckle plate
Culture:
Medieval. 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
45mm x 23mm
Weight: 7.23g

Notes: The plate is constructed with the folded sheet method, and has three rivets in situ which are complete. The plate is plain and undecorated although there are traces of white on the surface which may be enamel. A tiny trace of belt fragment remains attached to the central rivet.
Buckle plate
without buckle

BP03


Object
:
Buckle plate
Culture:
Medieval. 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
40mm x 15mm
Weight: 7.73g

Notes: The plate is constructed with the folded sheet method, and has four rivets in situ which are complete. The plate has several patches of gold gilding and an etched scalloped line around the edge,
Buckle plate
with cross hatching

BP04


Object
:
Buckle plate
Culture:
Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: York, Yorkshire, England
Material:
Size:
32mm x 15mm
Weight:
4.57g

Notes: Buckle plate of folded construction. two lines run the length of the buckle plate with cross hatching flanking both sides. Two rivets are complete and in situ. The top of the plate has a circular piercing to accommodate the buckle and pin which are not present.
Buckle plate
without buckle
BP05


Object
:
Buckle plate
Culture:
Medieval. 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
30mm x 14mm
Weight: 3.09g

Notes: The plate is constructed with the folded sheet method with the fold at the terminating end, and has piercings for two rivets although no rivets remain. The plate is incomplete where it would usually join the buckle. There is a mark on the front of the plate which does not appear to a part of any design.
Buckle plate
without buckle

BP06

Object
:
Buckle plate
Culture:
Medieval. 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
30mm x 12mm
Weight: 4.03g

Notes: The plate is constructed with the folded sheet method, and has three rivets in situ which are complete. The plate is plain with a singlular line etched around the edge.

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