Bronze pin

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From Threave Castle, Kirkcudbrightshire

Postcard of Bronze pin.
© National Museums Scotland

Bronze pin

This bronze pin is one of a number of domestic sewing items from Threave Castle in Kirkcudbrightshire. It dates from the 14th or 15th century.

Pin from Threave Castle.

Threave Castle was built in the late 14th century on a small island in the River Dee. It was a stronghold of the Black Douglases, one of Scotland's most powerful medieval families.

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Online ID: 000-100-079-392-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.HXA 50
Date: 14th or 15th century
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 52 mm
What: Pin
Where: Scotland, Kirkcudbrightshire, Threave Castle
  • Good, G.L. & Tabraham, C.J. 'Excavations at Threave Castle, Galloway, 1974-78' Medieval Archaeology Vol 25 (1981) pp 90-140 
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