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Coat of Arms

Description

Cast iron coat of arms and motto of both University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Metal has been painted over with green-yellow paint. Image of Native American with bow and arrow and star to the left. Framed in scrolled foliate cartouche with banner at outer edge with Latin phrase. Top wtih arm grasping a sword.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"ENSE PETIT PLACIDAM SUB LIBERTATE QUIETEM" (Translation: "She seeks with the sword a quiet peace under liberty")
Material
cast iron
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
cast iron
coats of arms
heraldry
Plaque
Dimensions
13 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.852
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
180196

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