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Insignia

Insignia
Title
Insignia
Date 
1880-1920
Medium 
Metal, ribbon
Dimensions 
2 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 1/4 in.
Description 
A metal military insignia pin in the shape of two detailed crossed silver and steel colored rifles tied in the center by a red, white and blue cloth ribbon over a dangling copper and brass reproduction of a gun cartridge shell attached by a chain link. Probably a pre-World War I infantry insignia.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4379
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group