Garb of Arrows
[garb of arrows]

Pilgrim badge: Garb of Arrows

  • Time period:Late 14th Century
  • Origin: England
  • Materials: Pewter.
  • Product Dimensions: 3.0cm width x 5.0cm height

Further details:

This may be another symbol of the martyrdom of St Edmund. The badge shows a bundle of arrows held by a knotted belt.

Potted history;

Badge making did not only serve a religious market. It occupied a position in all aspects of life as for example, political and military to show allegiance, celebrate amorous intent, and indicate sporting interests, often with a satirical flavour.

Period: 1300 - 1400 AD, 1400 - 1500 AD

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