thimbles of the 15th century | ... Medieval Bronze Sewing Ring / Tailor's Thimble c. 15th Century
Medieval Open-topped thimble or sewing ring, horizontal lines of large dots around sides, diameter 20-21mm, 1.5mm thick, height 11mm. Cf. Egan (1998) The Medieval Household, fig.206. 14th–15th century.
Finger-ring; gold; ruby, turquoise. The stirrup-shaped hoop divides into a double ring with two bezels, each with a different gemstone.
More Medieval pins - to be listed for sale soon. Several beauties in this bunch.
WMID-9A66CE: Medieval: Complete lead alloy button A complete lead or lead alloy button, of Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1400). The button consists of a flat circular disc head, with an integrally cast shank on the reverse. Casting seams are present to either side of the shank. The shank consists of a short oval sectioned bar, with a sub circular loop at the end. The loop has been folded over at a right angle. The disc head is undecorated.