Badge/ medal

Badge/ medal
Title
Badge/ medal
Date 
1919
Medium 
Metal, enamel
Dimensions 
3 x 1 x 1/4 in.
Description 
A gold colored metal two-part medal. The top triangular section, embossed with a brick building with a large veranda below the word "Virginia" on a blue enameled background, is attached by a chain link to a square section embossed with a German cross and crossed swords marked "K.T./ 34th Triennial/ 1919 Phila.", around a central circular plaque with an red enameled cross, encircled by a blue enameled ring that reads "In Hoc Signo Vinces/ Sept". "K.T." stands for "Knights Templar".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3302
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group