Pilgrim badge: Archer

  • Time period: 15th to 16th Century
  • Origin: Dutch
  • Materials: Pewter
  • Product Dimensions: 3.0cm width x 5.5cm height

Further details:

This 1530’s Dutch badge shows the soldier in a sleeveless coat and hood, known as a liripipe. He is shown advancing with bow drawn. With two lapel pin fixings on the rear.

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: 1400 - 1500 AD, 1500 - 1600 AD
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