The original garment pin was patented two millennia later as the “safety pin”. High hand engraved arched frame with transverse end decoration and cross form terminal. The cross beam as a saltire and the composition intended to obscure the symbolism as Christians were persecuted at the time. Fastened at the shoulder and serving as jewelry as well as a garment fastener. Bronze, made for a lady, about 1 3/4” in length, of elegant form, with fine patina.
Stock Number: B5421

$90.00

Certificate of Authenticity

All items purchased from Faganarms are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.

ANCIENT ROMAN BROOCH (GARMENT PIN) FIBULA 200-400 AD

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