Dress & Knife Chapes - 7

Dress chapes - 6

Chape
CH01

Object: Chape
Culture: Tudor. 15th-16th century
Country/Area of Origin: Greenwich, England
Material: Brass
Size: 43mm length
Weight: 0.54g

Notes:
Foreshore find in front of one of Henry VIII's palaces, Greenwich, England. Folded metal construction with piercing for stitch. Aglet tapers very slightly towards the end. Similar to MoL Egan & Pritchard Dress Accessories, Item 1428, Swan Lane, Upper Thames Street, London and Item 1414 Baynard House, Baynard Castle dock, London.

Chape
with possible remnant
CH02

Object: Chape
Culture: Tudor. 15th-16th century
Country/Area of Origin: Greenwich, England
Material: Brass
Size: 30mm length
Weight: 0.28g

Notes:
Foreshore find in front of one of Henry VIII's palaces, Greenwich, England. Folded metal construction with piercing for stitch. Possible fragment remains inside. Similar to MoL Egan & Pritchard Dress Accessories, Item 1428, Swan Lane, Upper Thames Street, London and Item 1414 Baynard House, Baynard Castle dock, London.

Chape
CH03

Object: Chape
Culture: Tudor. 15th-16th century
Country/Area of Origin: Greenwich, England
Material: Brass
Size: 24mm length
Weight: 0.1g

Notes:
Foreshore find in front of one of Henry VIII's palaces, Greenwich, England. Folded metal construction with piercing for rivet or stitch. Aglet does not taper, but is a consistant width the entire length. Similar to MoL Egan & Pritchard Dress Accessories, Item 1428, Swan Lane, Upper Thames Street, London and Item 1414 Baynard House, Baynard Castle dock, London.

Chape
CH04

Object: Chape
Culture: Tudor. 15th-16th century
Country/Area of Origin: Greenwich, England
Material: Brass
Size: 25mm length
Weight: 0.21g

Notes:
Foreshore find in front of one of Henry VIII's palaces, Greenwich, England. Folded metal construction with piercing for rivet or stitch. Aglet tapers towards the end. Similar to MoL Egan & Pritchard Dress Accessories, Item 1428, Swan Lane, Upper Thames Street, London and Item 1414 Baynard House, Baynard Castle dock, London.

Chape
CH05

Object: Chape
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Brass
Size: 24mm length
Weight: 0.3g

Notes: Folded metal construction with piercing for rivet or stitch. Similar to MoL Egan & Pritchard Dress Accessories, Item 1414 Baynard House, Baynard Castle dock, London.

Chape
with etching

CH06

Object
: Chape
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Brass
Size: 40mm length
Weight: 1.89g

Notes: Possibly chape of some kind, although rather large for dress chape. Rolled metal tube with decorative lines etched. UK Metal Detecting Group.


Knife chapes - 1

Chape
Knife or dagger sheath
KCH01

Object: Chape
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material:
Size: 35mm length
Weight: 3.98g

Notes: Chape is made of folded metal with the seam at the back. It is complete and entire. Undecorated.

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