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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Life In The Middle Ages

14th century bronze Strap End

Period:
Medieval
Description:

A long, tapering bronze strap-end with zig-zag decoration. It is constructed from a single sheet that has been folded lengthways. It would have been attached by a rivet through the single hole at the butt end. 

 

Such long strap ends are 14th century in date, and often associated with female dress. 

Materials/Media:
Copper alloy


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