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Brooch with crossed flags and "Union Forever" slogan

Brooch with crossed flags and "Union Forever" slogan
Title
Brooch with crossed flags and "Union Forever" slogan
Date 
ca. 1863-1865
Medium 
Metal, enamel, and unidentified material
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 2 in. (3.8 x 5.1 cm)
Description 
Oval brooch with gadrooned border and black enamel frame enclosing shadow box with crossed flags and banner of glass-like material; banner inscribed "Union Forever."
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2011.30.1
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group