Pilgrim pewter badge: St Cecilia
Time period:15th Century
Product Dimensions: 43mm (wide) x 42mm.
This badge depicts St Cecilia playing an organ. It is thought that Cecilia died in Sicily in the 2nd century. She became the patroness of Musicians owing to the legend that, as she lay dying a martyrs death, she praised God by singing to him. Her feast day is celebrated on November 22nd. Original found in London.