Medieval London

Pen (Bone Pen)

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Title

Pen (Bone Pen)

Subject

Civic and Guild Culture, Household Items, Writing Materials

Description

This is a curved pen made out of bone (most likely goose). It dates to a period between the thirteenth and fifteenth century. It lacks a split nib, which is common in dip pens and quills. It is 121 mm long and nine mm wide.

Date

13th to 15th century

Contributor

Selin Berberoglu

Type

Still image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Pen

Physical Dimensions

121 millimeters long and nine millimeters wide

Files

IMAGE 1 OMEKA.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Pen (Bone Pen),” Medieval London, accessed July 23, 2024, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/296.

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