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Messenger Badge

Date:
15th century
Culture:
South German
Medium:
Copper alloy, silver, enamel
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); W. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); D. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Badges
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.302
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307
New York. The Cloisters Museum & Gardens. "The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages," March 25–June 3, 1975.

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