Medieval London

Bone Pin

Dublin Core

Title

Bone Pin

Subject

Household item, specialty tool. Clothing and Personal Accessories

Description

A straight bone pin from the 15th century with a head in the form of a diamond knop and no flanges (grooves), probably used to fasten clothing (Museum of London Collections, ID 16993, dated 15th century).

Date

Late Medieval

Contributor

Emily Dwelle

Type

Still Image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Bone

Physical Dimensions

L 113mm; W 5 mm

Files

Bone Pin.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Bone Pin,” Medieval London, accessed July 15, 2024, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/446.

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