Flying Phallus
[flying phallus]

Carnival badge: Flying Phallus

  • Time period: later 14 - early 15 th Century
  • Origin: Dutch
  • Materials: Pewter
  • Product Dimensions: 4.3cm width x 3.2cm height

Further details:

The phallus animal wears a rumbler bell at its neck and has wings. This is the most common form of profane badge.

Potted history;

Badge making did no 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

Customers who bought this product also purchased
Morris, Nine Mens
Morris, Nine Mens
Fox and Geese
Fox and Geese
Quick Find

Advanced Search
Mainly Medieval Blog
Mainly Medieval Blog
For our latest news and reviews
Share Product
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter