Description: Sub-rectangular; twisted rope edging (top and sides); centre, straight length of twisted material (rope or metal) stamped eight times to form an octagram, and twice on each side to form saltires.
Notes: The octagram has magical symbolism, allegedly providing protection against evil. Formerly part of the J. H. Every collection.
Current location: Anne of Cleves House, Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, England.
Museum number: 1944.24.038 (part of the Sussex Archaeological Society museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Rope design firebacks