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POST MEDIEVAL STRAP FITTING

A cast copper alloy strap fitting; a sword belt fitting of Post-Medieval date, probable AD 1600 - 1700. It consists of a triangular plate that tapers to a broad, curved hook extending backwards with a blunt point. The plate is slightly curved, being concave on the underside and convex on the front. There is a V shaped notch in the end of the plate opposite the hook. There is no decoration. The rem…