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Historical Archive: Reliquary with Pilgrim/Secular Badges

late 14th to early 15th century. Wooden box with tin alloy badges, 8 (with bead 10.3) x c.24.5 x 9.3 cm
Found inside the Châsse Nôtre-Dame in 1856. Tournai, treasury of the Cathedral of Nôtre-Dame


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overall view from
back/side
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overall view from
front/side
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left end
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front/lid
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back/lid
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lid
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rock crystal bead on
lid
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badge, lid left
roundel:
Annunciation,
Nativity, Betrayal,
Crucifixion
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badge, lid right
roundel:
Annunciation,
Nativity, Betrayal,
Crucifixion
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badge, pair of
figures on back
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badge, woman and
man on front
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badge, pair of
figures on lid right
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badge, pair of
figures on back
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badge, canopy
separated from
reliquary
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badge, shield on
back
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badge, shield on
back, angle view
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front with lid open
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inside of lid and
wire hinges
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inside of lid: rough
cutting of wood
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inside of lid: metal
catch and nails
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inside left of box
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inside right of box
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latch inside front
panel, from above
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latch from inside
box
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latch mechanism
open
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latch mechanism
closed
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bottom panel