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Tudor silver gilt hat pin / badge of a Tudor Rose

£285.00 Approx $352.72, €331.01

Code: 12291

This is a complete Tudor silver hat badge, dating to the 16th century. The back of the badge is intact with the S-shaped pin, used to secure the jewel to a hat. These types of hooks are a characteristic category of Tudor dress accessories used to embellish the hats of high-status individuals and are discussed by Gaimster et al (2002: 169-173). This jewel was found in Lincolnshire and recorded as PUBLIC-897314 See also SUR-C6DA03YORYM-589235SWYOR-C08232 and NMS-AA0079 for further types and discussion. 

This is a very good example, intact and in excellent condition!

OBJECT: Hat Badge


DATE: c. 1450 - 1550 A.D.


SIZE: 15.44mm x 12.90mm x 2.25mm

WEIGHT:  2.74 grams

PROVENANCE:  Originally  found in Lincolnshire #PUBLIC-897314