A hooked tag (dress hook) of the Anglo-Saxon to early medieval period. It is sub-circular with two peripheral pierced lugs for stitching to a garment. Decoration consists of four open flowers radiating from the centre, in sunken relief and within a plain circular border. A shallow projecting angular collar at the juncture of the plate and hook.
Information on the extant object:
UK Detector Finds database Ref. No. 22284
Found - Salisbury, Wiltshire
Recorded - Nov 20, 2009
Material- Copper alloy / cast
Size - 29mm x 20mm
Date - 9th - early 12th century (Anglo Saxon to Early Medieval)
Our reproduction extrapolates and reconstructs the missing portions of the extant object to restore it to what it may have looked like when new, rather than in 'as found' condition.
Our version measures 37mm wide x 23mm
Cast copper alloy, sold in pairs.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 26 November, 2010.