Pendant mounts & purse hangers - 8

Arched pendant mount
with central leaf motif
PM01


Object
: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 50mm x 12mm
Weight: 3.0g

Notes: Belt hanger. Two arches of similar size with a central leaf motif and knop terminuses. Both bar mounts are absent. Cast construction.

Arched pendant mount
with 3 arches
PM02

Object
: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 17mm x 10mm
Weight: 3.37g

Notes: Belt hanger. Cast construction. The central arch is larger than the two flanking ones with a collar terminus. Both bar mounts are absent. Similar to MoL Egan & Pritchard Dress Accessories, Item 1198 found Billingsgate lorry park, London.
Pendant mount
with quatrefoil
PM03

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Britain. UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 32mm x 22mm
Weight: 6.12g

Notes: Quatrefoil pendant shaped hanger is complete and unbroken. It pivots freely on the rivet. The quatrefoil has a round ball shape on each of the lobes. A single large rivet is remaining. Identical to Item , London, MoL Dress Accessories, Egan & Pritchard. This comes from a small collection formed in the 1980's in Britain.

Pendant mount
with quatrefoil
PM04

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 32mm x 19mm
Weight: 1.85g

Notes: Quatrefoil pendant shaped hanger is complete and unbroken. 2 rivets are remaining. Identical to Item 1189, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London, MoL Dress Accessories, Egan & Pritchard.

Pendant mount
with trefoil
PM05


Object:
Pendant mount
Culture:
Medieval 13-14th century
Country/Area of Origin: York, England
Material: Bronze
Size:
25mm x 14mm
Weight: 2.12g

Notes:
Trefoil pendant mount attached by a singular rivet to a rectangular bar mount. Trefoil is cast and complete, and has a flat top where the suspension piecer joins the belt. The back is unremarkable and cast flat. Found in England L31q.

Pendant mount
with circle
PM06

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 40mm length
Weight: 5.06g

Notes: Pendant hanger is complete and unbroken. Two rivets remain. Hanger body tapers towards the suspension loop, which is complete and unbroken. There is a row of dots around the suspension loop.

Pendant mount
with hook
PM07

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 34mm x 12mm
Weight: 2.68g

Notes: Pendant hanger is complete and unbroken. A single rivet remains and a piercing for a further rivet is present.Hanger body tapers towards the hook with the strap end terminating in a double arch. It may be one of a pair of suspension pieces for a purse hanger.

Pendant mount
with hook
PM08

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Thames, UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 34mm x 12mm
Weight: 2.86g

Notes: Pendant hanger is complete and unbroken. Two rivets remain..Hanger body tapers towards the hook with the strap end terminating in a double arch. The hook turns towards the strap indicating that it may be one of a pair of suspension pieces for a purse hanger.

Pendant mount
with hook

PM09

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 32mm x 19mm
Weight: 3.82g

Notes: Pendant hanger is complete and unbroken. Two rivets remain. Hanger body tapers towards the hook with the strap end terminating in a single concave arch. It may be one of a pair of suspension pieces for a purse hanger.


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