Strap ends - 39
with and without belt fragments
 

Strap ends with fragments - 14

Strap end
with quatrefoil openwork
SEWF01


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th-15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 45mm length
Weight: 3.10g

Other info: Strap end with quatrefoil decoration openwork and rectangular openwork. Trefoil terminus. Large fragment of leather from belt remains intact.
Strap end
with chevrons and belt fragment
SEWF02


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 25mm x 10mm
Weight: 2.69g

Notes: Belt fragment survives. Strap end has a singular piercing with the rivet intact. A series of crudely etched chevrons are on the front face..
Strap end
with belt fragment
SEWF03


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Copper alloy, ?silk
Size: 24mm x 16mm
Weight: 2.41g

Notes: Rectangular two piece construction. Textile belt fragment survives. Strap end has a singular piercing with the rivet intact. Belt fragment is textile and remains unidentified at this stage but will undergo further testing. It is likely to be wool, as I would expect a higher quality strap fitting for use with a silk tablet-woven belt..
Strap end
with acorn and textile fragment
SEWF04


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 35mm x 7mm
Weight: 2.11g

Notes: Acorn terminus. Textile belt fragment remains. 3 piece construction with two plates riveted to the terminus. 2 rivets remain. Similar to PAS SUSS-CFC0B8. The projecting terminal end of the spacer is decorated with a flattened pointed oval and a small projecting collar at its base, near to the curved ends of the attached plates. At the open flat end, a fragment of buff coloured textile is still held in place. Similar to ; Item 676 MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.

Strap End with
acorn terminus and leather fragment
SEWF05

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 40mm x 10mm
Weight: 3.64g

Notes: Acorn terminus. 3 piece construction with two plates riveted to the terminus. 2 rivets remain. Similar to PAS SUSS-CFC0B8. The projecting terminal end of the spacer is decorated with a flattened pointed oval and a small projecting collar at its base, near to the curved ends of the attached plates. Similar to Item 676 Billingsgate lorry park. MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard. Large leather strap fragment survives.

Strap end
with woven textile fragment
SEWF06


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century.
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 32mm x 15mm
Weight: 5.31g

Notes: 2 piece construction with no spacer. 5 piercings on both top and bottom plates with 4 rivets remaining. The attchment has a concave shape. Top plate has vertical groove at the central piercing. Similar to Item 664, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard with the addition od extra piercings and rivets. Extremely fragile woven textile fragment survives, possibly silk.
Strap end
with belt fragment
SEWF07


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Weight: 4.04g
Size: 31mm x 13m

Notes: 2 piece construction with no central spacer terminating in a pointed knop. The strap end is completely undecorated. There are 2 piercings and the 2 rivets remain. Belt fragment survives, possibly textile.
Strap end
with belt fragment
SEWF08


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. circa AD 1350-1400
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 30mm x 7mm
Weight: 1.85g

Notes: 2 piece plate construction with no spacer. Plate tapers towards the tip and terminated in a V shape.2 piercings on the top plate and 1 on the bottom plate. 2 rivets remain. Belt fragment, possible textile, remains around the lower rivet.
Strap end
with belt fragment
SEWF09

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. circa 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 54mm x 12mm
Weight: 8.2g

Notes: 3 piece construction with central spacer occupying the entire width. 4 piercings both top and bottom Rivets intact. 2 rows of zig zag etching flanked by grooved lines. Large belt fragment, possibly leather, survives.
Strap end
with textile fragment
SEWF10


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 25mm x 7mm
Weight: 1.36g

Notes: 3 piece construction with central spacer tapering to a pointed terminus. 1 piercing with rivet intact. There are no markings or design on either piece. Textile strap fragment survives.
Strap end
with belt fragment
SEWF11

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th- 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 28mm x 13mm
Weight: 2.81g

Notes: 3 piece construction with central forked spacer terminating in a pointed knop. The strap end is completely undecorated. There are 2 piercings and the 2 rivets remain. Leather or textile fragment survives.
Strap end
with leather fragment
SE12

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 30mm x 15mm
Weight: 4.43g

Notes: 3 piece construction with forked spacer and round knop. 2 rivets remain. Similar to Item 664, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard. Probable leather fragment survives
Strap end
with leather fragment
SEWF13


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 22mm x 15mm
Weight: 5.48g

Notes: 3 piece construction with central forked spacer terminating in a pointed knop. The strap end is completely undecorated. The back plate is damaged. There are 2 piercings and the 2 rivets remain. Leather fragment survives. Similar to Item 664, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.

Strap end
with textile fragment
SEWF14

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 50mm x 10mm
Weight: 6.58g

Notes: 3 piece construction with central spacer. Decorated knop terminating in a circular know and point. 2 piercings on both plates, with both rivets remaining. A small textile fragment remains around the lower rivet.

 


Strap ends without fragments - 25

Strap end
with trilobe terminus
SE01


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 15th century.
Country/Area of Origin: Dorset, UK
Material:
Size: 45mm
Weight: 23.99g

Notes: Square shaped strap end with decorative end and 2 raised bands top and bottom. Tri-lobed flower terminus sits at the apex of the piece.Traces of silver gilding remain on the reverse of the strap end. 2 holes pierce both layers. Cast in one piece with a hollow casing for the belt. Extremely faint indications of a design on the body. No rivets remain. Possible fragment of textile remains.
Strap end
with oak leaf decoration
SE02


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. likely 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Brass
Size: 33mm width
Weight: 7.05g

Notes: Semi-circular strap end with possible oak leaf motif terminating. Incisions on plate of uncertain design. 4 rivets remain. Metal detecting group find.
Strap end
with trilobe terminus
SE03


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Composite
Size: 40mm x 15mm
Weight: 6.59g

Notes: Strap end is cast, and terminated with a collar and tri-lobe. The body of the strap terminates in a double concave with small, central V shape. It has two rivets which are present and in tact with a small amount of possible leather strap around the posts.
Strap end
with acorn terminus (central spacer shown)
SE04

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 35mm x 8mm
Weight: 2.36g

Notes: 2 rivets remain. 3 piece construction with central spacer shown, 2nd outer plate is missing. Similar to PAS SUSS-CFC0B8. The projecting terminal end of the spacer is decorated with a flattened pointed oval and a small projecting collar at its base, near to the curved ends of the attached plates. Similar to London strap ends dating from 1270-1450; Similar to Item 676 MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap end
with acorn terminus
SE05


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size: 50mm length x 12mm width at widest point
Weight: 3.78 grams

Notes: Front plate and central spacer are complete and in tact. Back plate is missing. Central spacer terminates in an acorn shape and has a small projecting collar at its base collar where it meets the body of the spacer. Two rivets remain
Strap end
with diamond terminus
SE06


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century.
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 35mm x 18mm
Weight
: 2.85g

Notes: Folded construction with diamond-shaped terminus. Piercing with rivet remains. Two faint /diagonal wrigglework lines cross the upper plate. Similar to London finds, MoL Dress Accessories Pritchard & Egan.
Strap end
with decorated knop
SE07


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century.
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 40mm x 11mm
Weight: 4.06g

Notes: Decorated rectangular knop with radiating grooves. Folded construction with 2 piercings with rivets intact. Similar to Item 703, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap end
with decorated knop
SE08

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 45mm x 8mm
Weight: 2.81g

Notes: Decorated rectangular knop with 4 radiating grooves. Folded construction with 2 piercings with rivets intact. Identical to Item 703, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.

 

Strap end
with acorn knop
SE09


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 50mm x 10mm
Weight: 7.44g

Notes: Acorn knop. 3 piece construction with central spacer. 3 piercings with 2 rivets remaining. Similar to PAS SUSS-CFC0B8. The projecting terminal end of the spacer is decorated with a flattened pointed oval. Similar to Item 676, Baynard House, London. MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap end central spacer
with crown knop
SE10


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. circa 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material: Composite
Size: 25mm x 6mm
Weight: 1.56g

Notes: Projecting pint of the piece is decorated with a crown terminus. No rivets or holes. Unclear how this attached. Similar to centre piece of other 3 piece strap ends.
Strap end
with 4 bands
SE11

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. circa 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 37mm x 8mm
Weight: 2.28g

Notes: Elongated knop with decorated terminus with 4 bands. 3 piece construction with piercings on both top and bottom plate for a rivet which is not present..
Strap end
with shield shaped knop and wrigglework
SE12

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 44mm x 11mm
Weight: 3.94g

Notes: Two piece construction with two piercings, both with rivets remaining. No central spacer.Criss crossed wrigglework on the front face and two small incisions on the shoulders of both plates. Large shield shaped knop with trefoil terminal. Constructed from thin, sheet metal.
Strap end
with large trefoil terminus and wrigglework
SE13


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Copper alloy?
Size: 50mm x 14mm
Weight: 7.15g

Notes: 3 piece construction with 2 plates and forked spacer. 2 piercings through both plates with 2 rivets remaining. 4 lines of criss crossed wrigglework. The reverse is plain and undecorated. Similar to PAS WMID-E7E1C9.
Strap end
with trefoil terminal and wrigglework
SE14

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 40mm x 13mm
Weight: 1.65g

Notes: Single plate, probably one piece of a pair similar to items SE13 and SE12. 3 lines of criss crossed wrigglework on the front plate tapering towards a small trefoil terminus. Two piercings with 1 rivet remaining. Constructed from thin sheet metal.
Strap end
with knop
SE15


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 40mm x 16mm
Weight: 9.94g

Notes: Tagged GF4. 3 piece construction with forked spacer and round knop. Curved apeture. 3 Piercings on both top and bottom plates with 2 rivets remaining. Top plate has vertical groove at the central piercing. Almost identical to Item 664, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap End
with silver gilding
SE16


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: silver or tin gild
Size: 22mm x 10mm
Weight: 2.07g

Notes: 3 piece construction with sheet spacer which occupies the whole width. Concave apeture, 3 piercings on both top and bottom plate. Acorn terminus. Traces of silver gilding or tinning remain. 2 rivets for the strap partially remain. Rivet for the spacer remains. Similar to Item 699, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap end
with knop terminus
SE17


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval, 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size: 26mm x 12mm
Weight: 2.38g

Notes: 2 piece construction without central forked spacer terminating in a rounded knop. The strap end is completely undecorated and is straight where it attaches. There are 2 piercings and the 2 rivets remain.
Strap end
with knop terminus
SE18


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size: 22mm x 10mm
Weight: 2.07g

Notes: 2 piece construction without central forked spacer terminating in a pointed knop. The strap end is completely undecorated and is straight where it attaches the belt. There is a single piercing and the rivet remains unbroken.
Strap end
with knop terminus
SE19


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval, 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size: 30mm x 10mm
Weight: 2.7g

Notes: The strap end is bent at the middle. One rivet remains intact. There are no further peircings for rivets and no central spacer. The plates are plain and undecorated terminating with a small point.
Strap end
with silver or tinning
SE20


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 32mm x 11mm
Weight: 3.48g

Notes: 3 piece construction, with central spacer occupying the entire width. Concave attachment edge. Strap end tapers towards the tip with a slight knop. 3 piercings with 2 rivets remaining. Small traces of tinning or silver plating remains in some places.
Strap end
with silver or tinning
SE21

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 40mm x 19mm
Weight: 2.25g

Notes: 2 piece construction with no central spacer. Decorative groove running parallel to both edges on both front and back plates. Small traces of tinning or gilding remain.
Strap end
with curved apeture
SE22


Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 30mm x 9mm
Weight: 4.04g

Notes: 3 piece construction with central spacer and concave apeture. 1 piercing and 1 rivet remains. Plate is undecorated. Similar to Item 659 MoL Dress Accessories, Egan & Pritchard.

Strap end
undecorated
SE23

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 25mm x 7mm
Weight: 1.91g

Notes: One piece folded construction tapering to the folded end with 2 small marks at the strap end. 2 piercings with no rivet remaining. Identical to Item 598, MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan.

Strap end
undecorated
SE24

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 17mm x 11mm
Weight: 0.87g

Notes: Possibly originally folded construction which has broken into 2 pieces. 1 piercing top and bottom with 1 rivet remaining which joins them. Undecorated, poor condition.

Strap end
undecorated
SE25

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material:
Size: 30mm x 14mm
Weight: 3.19g

Notes: Folded construction. 1 piercing top and bottom with 1 rivet remaining which joins them. Undecorated, poor condition. Similar to Item 598, MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan.


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