New Medieval Pewter Carnival Badges from Billy and Charlie

There is nothing we love more than the naughty brooches from the Netherlands - so we have added a number of them for your delectation!

Belt Fittings
 
Pilgrim Signs & Religious Goods

 
Brooches & Pendants
 
Household Goods, Toys, etc.
 

Newest Goods
•   Religious
•   Brooches
•   Ring Brooches
•   Carnival Badges

Billy and Charlie
 
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Belt Fittings
 
Pilgrim Signs & Religious Goods
Brooches & Pendants
 
Household Goods, Toys, etc.
 
Newest Goods
•   Religious
•   Brooches
•   Ring Brooches
•   Carnival Badges
Billy and Charlie
 
Order Now!
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
Belt Fittings
 
Pilgrim Signs & Religious Goods

 
Brooches & Pendants
 
Household Goods, Toys, etc.
 

Newest Goods
•   Religious
•   Brooches
•   Ring Brooches
•   Carnival Badges

Billy and Charlie
 

Order Now!
 

 
 
 
 
 
 


Wing Ding.
Our latest favorite, with its Art Deco lines. Kind of like the Chrysler Building....

Wing Ding 5.00
HP2, no1761
1325-1375.

 

 


PINTEL IN

The inscription on this brooch, "PINTELIN," is actually a command - or maybe just a remark of encouragement. "Pintel" means penis - and with that information, you can figure it out.

PINTELIN $5.00
HP2, no. 1766
1325-1375


Louise Spinning
. Sometimes she stays home and works.

Louise Spinning
$5.00
HP2, no. 1775
1300-1350

 


Climbing
. You can explain it to me....

Climbing $5.00
HP2, no. 1763-1765


Pilgrim's Reward

You may have been taught in school that Chaucer's Wife of Bath comments on the unbridled sexual proclivities of female pilgrims. Here's evidence of a popular perception that pilgrimage will get you laid regardless of your sex.

Pilgrim's Reward $5.00
HP2, no. 1752
1375-1425


Naughty Ring Brooch

This indelicate little ring brooch is perfect for closing the neck of your chemise to keep out the riff raff (or for opening it to let 'em in).

Naughty Ring Brooch $5.00
HP2, no. 1767
1350-1400


Dirty Money
. Found near Salisbury, as was the chicken badge, which makes you wonder about the town in general. From the H.P. Blackmore Collection, given to the museum in 1931.

Dirty Money $2.00/dozen "coins"
Salisbury 3, no. 90-101
Probably 1380-1430


Full Purse

This is an extra cool pendant that looks like a normal good luck purse charm on one side. But flip it over and you'll see there's more than one kind of luck involved!

Full Purse $6.00
HP2, no. 1768
c. 1400


Ape With Pestle.
Probably a joke about physicians and the probability that their compounds would actually cure you. Many English and Dutch versions of this brooch are known.

Ape with a Pestle $5.00
PSSB, no. 308d, restored. And compare Salisbury, no. 304

 


Louise in Flight.
Hey, if the dickie bird can fly, why not Louise?

Louise in Flight $5.00
HP2, no. 1771
1375-1425


Little Mr. M.
Another visual pun on the M-brooches - perhaps not quite so aggressive as his larger brother - certainly not so well endowed!

Little Mr. M $5.00
HP1, no. 736
1325-1375

Regina Terris.
Carried here by her worshippers as a cult figure, Louise stands as a visual pun on iconic religious images. I used to think she stood in for the Blessed Virgin in a mandorla, but I'm coming to be convinced of the vulvar identity of the wounds of Christ (Martha Easton, forthcoming). In any case, a great parade!

Regina Terris $5.00
HP1, no. 652
1375-1425


Braies. There's just nothing like wearing your underpants on your hat!

Braies $5.00
HP1, no. 626
1375-1425