Insignia

Insignia
Title
Insignia
Date 
1860-1900
Medium 
Metal, enamel
Dimensions 
2 x 2 1/4 x 3/4 in.
Description 
A metal military insignia stickpin in the shape of an elaborate gold short sword with a spirally curved carved pommel highlighted with red, white and blue enamel to resemble jewels. Probably a pre-1900 cavalry officer's insignia.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4399
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group