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Object ID 12.0366
Object Name Dress fastener (dress)
Other Name Garter fastener
Material Metal/Copper
Description Silver-plated, copper garter fastener; "NOT TO BE DETACHED"; "FOR RE-SALE" on one side.
One side 2 "IMPROVED" and hard to read dates. Pat. AUG 89 and JUL 2 95.
Dimensions L-3.3 cm
Provenance The Stanford University Archaeologist's Office summer 2012 dig pertained to the history of Searsville Dam and Reservoir and took place at the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve on Stanford land in San Mateo County, California. The Dam keeper's house was one of the properties sought and thirty-five test pits were excavated in an area to the west and south of Searsville Dam. This item was from one of the test pits.
Found North America; United States; San Mateo County; Jasper Ridge Preserve
Site Name Dam Keeper
Site # SU-01
Unit DKF8C
Level 9
Feature 8
Excavated by Pedro Gonzalez; Koji Ozawa; Lauren Conway
Collector Laura Jones
Collection Archaeology - Dam Keeper