Military Insignia

Object Number: 
2002.1.4418
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal, cloth, enamel, glass
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
A patriotic pin with a gold pin bar decorated with openwork flourishes highlighted with red and white enamel and set with a green glass stone and two handing chains from which dangles a round jug or vase decorated with red, white and green enamel flowers and pink fuzzy fiber coming out of the top opening, representing a bomb, the universal symbol of the grenadier, or grenade carrier. .
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group