Dress accessory: Chapes, small
Time period: to 15th Century
Materials: Copper alloy
Product Dimensions: 40 mm long, 2 mm diameter opening.
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 drilled and riveted.
Copied exactly from an original documented in the Museum of London's "Dress Accessories" book.
Packet contains 12.