Heraldic pendant, penninghame

Mains of Penninghame, Wigtown
Kite-shaped bronze pendant with a broken suspension loop.  The design comprises a diagonal cross with a red enamel background and a rectangular panel above enclosed in a shield.  There is foliate decoration around the shield.   Pendants like this where used to decorate horse harness.  They often carry the heraldic devices of particular families or individuals.
Object no :
SMAH 076
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Length: 40mm
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Location :
Mains of Penninghame, Wigtown
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Accession number :
WIWMS 2000.46
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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