Dark blue medieval hardened leather pin case

made before 1398

This piece is inspired by a piece from a collection of personal items of Hermann von Goch from Köln am Rhein. It was hanged on a green silk belt confiscated to Herrman prior to his execution and contained several pins for metal testing. Presented piece is made slightly bigger to the original.

Pin case is a necesity for every medieval lady, as the pins are part of elaborate hairdos and veils as well as holding layers of clothing together. It could be worn on a belt or in a bigger container.

The pin case is made of vegetable tanned hardened beef leather with inner part made of parchment. It is glued as well as the original piece is and these small boxes often were. The strings are made of silk by fingerloop braiding.

Height 9,4cm

Width 4cm

Depth 1,8cm

600.00 Kč
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