Description of Object:
Described as a copper Ladies hairpin, highly decorated on one side only, with what looks like a sword handle.
Hairpins can be very simple but there are really good examples out there of all manner of designs
Date of Object:
Date unknown; considered to be late Roman.
Collector B L Vawdrey does not state where the hairpin was found but a large proportion of objects similar to this were known to have been found in Kinderton, Middlewich where he was once resident.
6cm x 1.2cm at its widest
Held in a private collection belonging to Peter Moore-Dutton of Tushingham