Size: 22 x 25 mm
Source: Girdle from Siena, Metropolitan Museum.
The X-shaped floral ornament was spread over different kingdoms of Medieval Europe. It was popular since pagan times and persisted in Christian epoch. It symbolized the beginning of new life and eternity of God.
Bronze mounts like this are used for medieval belt decoration. Re-enactors can make medieval belts combining different kinds of mounts.
In the absence of goods in stock you can order it and we will cast during 10-21 days