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Pair of white-metal safety-pin brooches

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:42 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Pair of silver safety-pin brooches, lengths 3.6 and 3.75cm. Made of thick silver wire, thinner for pin than back, coiled for spring, and hammered out to make catch-plate. Decorated with groups of three transverse grooves.

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 205

Object ID

M6235

Catalogue Number

M 6234 & M 6235

Material

white metal (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; silver) (Antiquarian Material; silver)

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other brooches (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; brooches) (Antiquarian Keyword; fibulae)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

brooch

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