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pilgrim badge

  • Object type

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  • Description

    Pilgrim-badge; lead alloy; mould-made; rectangular panel; imperfect; bishop in centre; the shrine of Becket; pin at back.

  • Date

    • 13thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 70.82 millimetres
    • Width: 69.6 millimetres
    • Weight: 18.59 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    For information about the donor, Mary Greg, see:
    Mitchell, L., 2014. ‘Treasuring things of the least’: Companion Extraordinaire Mary Hope Greg. The Guild of St George Journal, The Companion, 14, pp.10-12

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2016 Oct – 2017 Feb, Spain, CaixaForum Madrid, Medieval Europe,
    2017 Mar – Jun, Spain, CaixaForum Barcelona, Medieval Europe,
    2017 Jul – Oct, Spain, CaixaForum Zaragoza, Medieval Europe.

    2015 - 2016 11 Dec- 10 Apr, Australia, Brisbane, Queensland Museum, Medieval Europe, power and legacy. 2011 23 June-9 Oct, London, BM, 'Treasures of Heaven' 2010-2011 17 Oct-6 Jan, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, 'Treasures of Heaven'

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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