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Medal

Object Number: 
INV.5054
Date: 
ca. 1927
Medium: 
enamel, textile, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 1 1/2 x in. ( 7.6 x 3.8 x 0 cm )
Description: 
Piece of red, white and blue ribbon with pin attached, with medal hanging from bottom. Medal, in shape of a cross, has image of an eagle at top, above "1917-1927" and a row of an American crest, a circular blue seal with the words "AMERICAN/LEGION" on it and a French crest. At bottom, a scroll with the word "FRANCE". On back, "NATIONAL/CONVENTION/1927" above an image of the Arc de Triomphe.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group