These objects were used as decorative appliqués on a purse that would have hung from a strap.
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Brown, Katharine R., Dafydd Kidd, and Charles T. Little, ed. From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. pp. 260, 348-349, fig. 21.53.