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Clasp

Date:
6th–8th century
Culture:
British or European (?)
Medium:
Copper alloy. gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in. (2.7 x 1.3 x 0.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1895
Accession Number:
95.15.73
Not on view
Samuel T. Baxter, Florence (from at least 1886-1895)
Brown, Katharine R. Migration Art, A.D. 300-800. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. no. 76, pp. 51-52.



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