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Girdle

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1520-1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Museum number:

    13-1899

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 6, shelf D, box 6

Physical description

Silver girdle with medallions showing the Sacred Monogram (IHS) and in Lombardic lettering 'MARIA'.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

ca. 1520-1620 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

Paris date letter for 1524-1525

Dimensions

Width: 2 cm Measurement taken from file., Depth: 0.5 cm, Length: 90 cm

Object history note

Said to have been excavated at St Albans, Hertfordshire.

Descriptive line

Silver girdle with medallions. France, probably Paris, about 1520-1620.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Medallions

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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