Hair plate

an iron plate forming the back of the hearth of a bloomery fire.

See also: Hair

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This chapter traces the history of brooches, crosses, gorgets, armbands, wristbands, bracelets, earrings, and concho on belts, hair plates, and bridles.
Adhesive backed calf hair plates are also extremely quiet and durable, but being made of leather they will also retain some moisture.