Gold pendant in the form of a bow: 16th-17th century

Gold pendant  in the form of a bow: 16th-17th century
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

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Gold pendant in the form of a bow set with fancy-cut and trap-cut foil-backed rubies and table-cut diamonds. The pendant, called a 'flower' in Elizabethan times, was often attached by a ribbon to the left breast. Pendants also adorned the hair and the neckline. Part of the Cheapside Hoard.

Image Details

Date
 
1501 AD - 1625 AD
Image Number
 
000849

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