Firebacks

  1. 1095

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    1080 x 595 mm

    Description: Canted rectangular shape; twisted rope edging (top and sides); two approximately parallel horizontal lines of twisted rope across the upper centre; from the upper line and starting at the top corners, seven regularly spaced vertical lines of twisted rope extending to the top edge.

    Notes: A simple rope design without apotropaic significance.

    Manufactured: in the early to mid 16th century in England.

    Current location: Chelmsford, Essex, England.

    Citation: Evans, F., 1957, 'Sussex Firebacks', Ideal Home Annual 1957 (London, Daily Mail), pp. 113-116.