Personal Accessory #4: Pomander
Time period:Late 16th Century
Materials: Pewter, gilt
Product Dimensions: Dimensions; 60mm length, 40mm wide, 30mm depth
The original of this pomander is in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Rhomboid in shape, with a pierced, gold plated tetrahedral cage, it can be suspended from the girdle, neck or clothing and used by both men and women. Pomanders would have contained scented wax balls or perfumed cloth which were activated with the warmth of the hand.
Please note; the pomanders have been delayed. Currently expect delivery around the end of August.