Carnival badge: Vulva on Horseback
- Time period: late 14th - early 15th Century
- Origin: Dutch
- Materials: Pewter
- Product Dimensions: 4.8cm width x 4.5cm Height
The mounted vulva figure is crowned and brandishes a flail and crossbow.
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.
1300 - 1400 AD, 1400 - 1500 AD