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MEDIEVAL STRAP FITTING

Two Medieval folding strap clasp frames which have been miscast and discarded and so are joined together by metal that escaped from the mould. They date from the late 13th to 15th century, and many examples can be seen in Dress Accessories starting on page 116. The frames are sub rectangular with convex sides and recessed bars at each end. They do not appear to have the transverse ridges on the si…