Pilgrim's Badge depicting the shrine of St Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral, ca. 1400 English Pewter. One of the best visual records of England's premier shrine. The shrine itself was sadly destroyed in 1538 by the commissioners of Henry VIII.
Badge, Becket's Gloves Date: 15th century Geography: Made in, Bury St. Edmunds, England Culture: English Medium: Tin/pewter Dimensions: Overall: 1 3/16 x 1 x 1/4 in. (3 x 2.6 x 0.6 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Pewter