Dress & Personal

  • Heart-Shaped Glass Bead

    This small glass heart was found in 2006 by Jamestown Rediscovery in one of James Fort’s early pit features. The green heart is suspended between two […]

  • Pewter Daffodil Badge

    “Daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty.” —The Winter’s Tale, William Shakespeare, c. 1610-1611. A symbol of rebirth […]

  • Doublet Button

    This ornate button was found in Jamestown’s Memorial Church in backfill, related to Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities’ 1901-1902 excavations. Commonly uncovered on sites […]

  • Gooseberry Bead

    The collections at Jamestown contain over 10,000 beads! Made of bone, glass, copper alloy, shell, and a few other material types, they exhibit a variety of […]

  • Aglet

    Aglets are metal tips for laces to prevent fraying and ease threading. Sometimes called a tag or a point, these rolled metal pieces were also used […]