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POST MEDIEVAL DRESS HOOK

Cast lead alloy dress hook of Read's Class D Type 2. Disc-shaped with three 5.2mm diameter holes, in the centre is a low, plain (?) boss set within a ring. Between the three holes are simple arrangements of small pellets. The back of the disc bears a lattice of fine, raised lines and two hemispherical bosses linked by a short bar. These are likely to have held the now missing copper alloy hook. Th…