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Saint Thomas Shield

$15.00 inc GST

SKU: P15 canterbury shield Category:

Description

Pilgrim badge: St Thomas Shield, Canterbury

Time period:late 14th – early 15th Century
Origin: England
Materials: Pewter, cloth
Product Dimensions: 4.7cm width x 7.8cm height.

Further details:

Sword overlain by a shield surrounded by a decorative border. While some pilgrim badges were rather crudely made, others, such as this example, showed a high standard of workmanship. The sword with which Becket was martyred was kept as a major relic at Canterbury Cathedral and in this badge it is represented along with a buckler or shield. The original of this badge originally had a coloured backing to highlight the design.

Our copy is available with either red or blue cloth backing; please state required colour when ordering.

 

Additional information

Weight 0.02 kg

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