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POST MEDIEVAL BOOK FITTING

A copper alloy book clasp dating to the Post Medieval period, AD1500-1600. The object is long and rectangular, with a hook at one end and flared and serrated edge at the other. It is decorated with a series of engraved chevrons. There is a central perforation with two concentric engraved circles around it. There are five smaller perforations towards to the flared end, a row of two nearest the edge…