Dress accessory: Chapes, lge
Time period: to 15th Century
Materials: Copper alloy
Product Dimensions: 40mm long, 3mm diameter opening, 1.2mm cross-drilled holes.
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 sewn or riveted through the prepared holes.
Copied exactly from an original documented in the Museum of London’s “Dress Accessories” book.
Packet contains 12.