POST MEDIEVAL DRESS HOOK

An incomplete copper alloy hooked tag or dress hook of the Post Medieval period, dating from the 16th Century AD.The dress hook has a circular flat plate with convex moulded decoration. The decoration consists of a five or six petalled rose, each petal encloses a pellet within a beaded border. There is a broadly trapezoidal suspension loop at the top of the object. The hook is backwards pointing …