NMS Archaeology Object 14176: H.BG 132 - Brooch mould


Description

Summary


Half of a mould for making heart-shaped brooches, of slatestone, from Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire


Accession Number


H.BG 132


Other references

Archaeology Classifiction NumberX.BG 132

Original description

Heart Brooch mould. (NGA). Caption note, June 1993: Half of a stone mould for making heart-shaped brooches; from Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire. The gaps in the raised ornament below the shoulders on each side may indicate that the brooch had two pins. [Archaeology description] Moiety of mould of slatestone, for small heart-shaped brooches, from Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire.

Associated person/people (e.g. excavator/former collection)

None

Discovery / field collection

Date of discovery

Not recorded

Method (e.g. excavation)

Not recorded

Place (i.e. location of discovery)

Grid reference

Not recorded

Acquisition

Acquisition date

1895

Acquisition source (i.e. name of donor)

Unknown

Acquisition source role (e.g. donor)

Vendor

Image

Image of Half of a mould for making heart-shaped brooches, of slatestone, from Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire © National Museums Scotland
Image of Half of a mould for making heart-shaped brooches, of slatestone, from Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire © National Museums Scotland

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