Insignia

Object Number: 
2002.1.3397
Date: 
1910-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1 5/8 x 1 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A dark gray colored metal Austrian military insignia pin embossed with a central oval frame around a relief of two soldiers skiing down a forested slope. The frame is topped with shields and banners flanked by the numbers "1914 1916" over the word "Schneeschuhtruppe", for the German or Austrian ski battalions. World War I.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group