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Insignia

Insignia
Title
Insignia
Date 
1860-1900
Medium 
Metal, enamel
Dimensions 
2 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 in.
Description 
A gold military insignia pin in the shape of a bugle crossed by an American flag highlighted with red, white and blue enamel. Probably a pre-World War I cavalry or mounted riflemen troop insignia.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4405
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group