Tudor Period Bronze Clothing / Dress Hook with Lovers Knot Design
This is a nice Tudor period clothing hook, dating to the 16th century A.D. It is in the form of a bow, of the type used as a 'Lovers Knot'. The hook is intact with a sharp pin. This hook would have been sewn onto clothing, used to secure rich embroidered fabrics on gowns and doublets.
OBJECT: Clothing Hook
DATE: c. 16th century A.D.
SIZE: 31.23mm x 18.36mm
WEIGHT: 2.31 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. Private collection, Norfolk