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Badge

Object Number: 
INV.1719
Date: 
ca. 1892
Medium: 
Silk, cellulosic plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 2 in. ( 14.9 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Knights Templar badge consisting of rectangular cellulosic plastic plaque printed with engraved image of Maltese cross bearing crown with cross and inscribed: "IN HOC SIGNO VINCES"; inscription: "Souvenir/KNIGHTS TEMPLAR/CONCLAVE/DENVER, COL./August 1892."; black and white silk satin double ribbon stitched vertically along center drawn through cut out openings at top and bottom of plaque.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group