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Insignia

Insignia
Title
Insignia
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
2 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in.
Description 
A heavy brass metal military insignia or patriotic pin in the shape of two crossed cannon barrels under the number "3". Probably a pre-World War I artillery officer's hat insignia.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4394
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group