Insignia

Insignia
Title
Insignia
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
Object Number 
2002.1.3397
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group