Chapes, large

Dress accessory: Chapes, lge

  • Time period: to 15th Century
  • Materials: Copper alloy
  • Product Dimensions: 40mm long, 3mm diameter opening, 1.2mm cross-drilled holes.

Further details:

Conical copper alloy "chapes" which cover the feasings on points for ease in threading through eyelets. "Feasings" are the frayed ends of point cord. Suitable for clothing points or arming points.

The chapes can be glued on or sewn or riveted through the prepared holes.

Copied exactly from an original documented in the Museum of London's "Dress Accessories" book.

Packet contains 12.

Period: 1000 - 1100 AD, 1100 - 1200 AD, 1200 - 1300 AD, 1300 - 1400 AD, 1400 - 1500 AD, 1500 - 1600 AD, 1600 - 1700 AD

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