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Iron and Leather Purse

Iron and Leather Purse

Catalogue ID: 657

This purse has been painstakingly copied from an example in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cloisters Collection. The iron frame is composed of nearly 50 individual pieces held together with dovetail and mostice and tenon joins. The leatherwork too has been meticulously reproduced. This style of purse is shown in some artwork from the 15th and 16th Centuries, and there are several other surviving examples.

    • Keyword 1500-1550AD, 1450-1500AD, European
 

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Burgundian Girdle

Burgundian Girdle

Catalogue ID: 665

Wide girdle belt depicted in many 15th Century paintings and manuscripts. This one based on a painting by hans Memling. The fittings are gilt brass, the buckle pin is gilt iron. Fittings are decorated using reposse techniques, not cast. The belt is of silk with a heavier fabric core.

    • Keyword Burgundian, 1450-1500AD
 

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14th Century Ladies Girdle

14th Century Ladies Girdle

Catalogue ID: 683

Finds of this type of long ladies girdle with open hook buckle are incredibly rare. This girdle is made up of a brass open buckle and plate, 32 stamped plaques, and a folded sheet strap end. The buckle is done in the style of two Italian late 14th Century open buckles, and the plaques and strap end are from finds in the Museum of London Dress Accessories book, both dated 1350-1400. It is all assembled on a strap of leather.

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, English, Italian
 

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Kidney Pouch

Kidney Pouch

Kidney Pouch

Catalogue ID: 529

The decoration is taken from a 15th C German manuscript and construction techniques from remnants of a surviving pouch found in england and others of the same kind from the Netherlands. It has two small draw string coin pouches on the front under the main flap. The pouch is completely hand sewn from vegetable tanned leather and decorated with brass rivets. The belt has a hand made brass buckle and plate decorated with brass mounts (ID 491) and lined with fabric. The ear dagger (ID 473) and simple leather sheath with brass chape finish the ensemble. Pouch $455 Belt $440 Ear dagger (ID 473) and sheath $2090

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, German
 

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Burgundian Belt

Burgundian Belt

Burgundian Belt

Catalogue ID: 527

This belt is based on one from a depiction in Hugo van der Goes Massacre of the Innocents dated to 1471. The belt terminals are brass bosses, with a hook attachment for the chain. The chain is of hand made rectangular rings, finished at one end with a large circular hook.

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, German
 

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15th C ladies belt

15th C ladies belt

Catalogue ID: 661

Based on a belt in the Passion (Greverade) Altarpiece 1491, by Hans Memling. This belt features gilded brass chain and terminals. This style and that of ID527 are often depicted in artwork of the late fifteenth century.

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, Burgundian
 

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Sabretache and Finial

Sabretache and Finial

Sabretache and Finial

Catalogue ID: 142

Tenth century Magyar sabretache engraved brass. Silvered and gilt. $1260 Engraved Magyar hat finial, solid silver $490

    • Keyword 800-1000AD
 

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Knightly belt

Knightly belt

Knightly belt

Catalogue ID: 144

13th C Knightly belt. Veg tanned leather with cast bronze decorative plates. Hand made square washers on back and fabric lined completed belt as shown These and other fittings available loose

    • Keyword 1200-1300AD
 

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Thirteenth Century Belt

Thirteenth Century Belt

Thirteenth Century Belt

Catalogue ID: 146

Fittings from the Museum of London Thames excavations. Cast bronze buckle $55 Cast bronze belt plaques $15 each Chased brass strap end $145

    • Keyword 1200-1300AD
 

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Tablet Woven Belts

Tablet Woven Belts

Catalogue ID: 646

Cord belts are shown extensively in the Ancient World, on numerous vases and statues. These belts are tablet woven from wool. The price is for a belt of up to 2m in length

    • Keyword Greek, 800-500 BC, 500-360BC
 

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Cinquefoil brass mounts

Cinquefoil brass mounts

Cinquefoil brass mounts

Catalogue ID: 492

Domed brass mounts with separate single rivets. Can be used as belt mounts or washers for attaching straps. Copied from examples in the museum of London 1350-1400. Similar examples also exist on various later Armours. Made from stamped brass sheet with brass rivets.

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, English
 

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Sexfoil brass mounts

Sexfoil brass mounts

Sexfoil brass mounts

Catalogue ID: 491

Domed brass mounts with separate single rivets. Can be used as belt mounts or washers for attaching straps. Copied from examples in the museum of London 1350-1400. Similar examples also exist on various later Armours. stamped brass sheet with brass rivet

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, English
 

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Inlaid buckles

Inlaid buckles

Catalogue ID: 143

Inlaid bronze buckles from $85 Plain cast bronze buckles $30

    • Keyword 1200-1300AD
 

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Roman Buckles

Roman Buckles

Roman Buckles

Catalogue ID: 141

Legionaries belt buckle and plate $80 each Dagger suspension pairs $100

    • Keyword 140BC-200AD
 

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