Insignia

Insignia
Title
Insignia
Date 
1880-1920
Medium 
Metal, ribbon, enamel
Dimensions 
2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in.
Description 
A gold colored metal military insignia pin in the shape of two crossed telescoping naval artillery cannon barrels with paddle shaped butts tied by a red, white and blue cloth ribbon over a gold metal dangling button-like charm embossed with an eagle gripping an anchor encircled by stars. Probably a pre-World War I naval artillery insignia.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4381
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group