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eBook Lead Cloth Seals and Related Items in the British Museum (Occasional Paper) download ISBN: 0861590937
Author: Geoff Egan
Publisher: British Museum Press (December 1, 1994)
Language: English
Pages: 208
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This catalogue publishes over 350 cloth seals and matrices from England and the Continent in the British Museum, and includes an introduction to their use and significance.

This catalogue publishes over 350 cloth seals and matrices from England and the Continent in the British Museum, and includes an introduction to their use and significance.

199 pages, including 48 b/w plates

Lead Cloth Seals and Related Items in the British Museum by Geoff Egan Stamped lead seals were widely used in the European textile industry during the late-me. This catalogue publishes over 350 cloth seals and matrices from England and the Continent in the British Museum, and includes an introduction to their use and significance. 199 pages, including 48 b/w plates. British Museum Occasional Paper 93, 1994).

Geoff Egan, who has died of coronary thrombosis aged 59, was the leading UK expert in medieval and later small .

Publisher: Department of Medieval and Later Antiquities, British Museum. Publication type: Monograph or book. ISBN number: 861590937. This was created by: on the: 20 years ago. Record last updated by: Mary Chester-Kadwell on the 5 years ago. Referenced finds recorded with images. We have recorded 407 examples.

Egan, . 1995, Lead Cloth Seals and Related Items in the British Museum. Endrei, . and Egan, . 1982, The Sealing of Cloth in Europe, with Special Reference to the English Evidence. Textile History 1. :47–74. Occasional Paper 93. British Museum, London. Egan, . 1996, Playthings from the Past. Jonathan Horne, London. Forsyth, . with Egan, . 2005, Toys, Trifles & Trinkets: Base-Metal Miniatures from London 1200–1800. Unicorn Press, London.

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About this Item: British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1953, Occasional Papers, Number 10 : 78 pages with 22 figures. Softbound, previous owners mark on front wrap, text in very good condition. Original Publications, not a modern reprint

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See Geoff Egan, . 2 Fi. 8 'Lead cloth seals and related items in the . You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States.

See Geoff Egan, . occ The London finds are presumably accidental losses from cloths being dyed at the side of the Thames for the Company prior to export Other seals for this Company have been found in Texas and Tierra del Fuego.

First guess would be a lead cloth seal . I studied fundamental work on this matter by Geoffrey Egan, his Doctor's Thesis about English medieval cloth seals. Nothing similar in there. Both the British Library (where many British Museum items moved in the 1970s) and Guildhall Library have primary as well as secondary documents for the Muscovy (later, Russian) Company and the Merchant Adventurers Company.

Stamped lead seals were widely used in the European textile industry during the late-medieval/early-modern period, attached to individual cloths as part of a system of industrial regulation and quality control. The survival of large numbers of the seals, many dating from the period that was crucial to the development of the draperies, was not widely appreciated until recently, even among textile historians. Recent finds have provided a great deal of new information, from which it is possible to learn significant details about the commodity which became England's single most important manufacture. This catalogue publishes over 350 cloth seals and matrices from England and the Continent in the British Museum, and includes an introduction to their use and significance.