Insignia

Insignia
Title
Insignia
Date 
1860-1900
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
2 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 3/4 in.
Description 
A gold colored metal military cap insignia in the shape of two detailed crossed flinklock rifles under a spread-winged eagle holding arrows and an olive branch, slightly curved and with three small stickpins on the reverse for mounting on a cap or hat. Probably a pre-World War I infantry insignia.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4384
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group