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Commemorative Medal

2005.17 (RS31003)

Description

Two medals (a & b) in original box (c). \n a) Sun-shaped silver brooch set with faux diamonds; center is raised circular bands; missing center medallion; smaller piece, also set with faux diamonds, hangs off bottom of medal\n b) Smaller medal, six-sided star-shaped; brooch set with faux diamonds; center enamel medallion of a lion-yellow, green and brown\n c) Faded purplish velvet box with hinge lid and hook closure\n d) Original document conferring medal (see inscription)\n e) Bright green sash folded in box, silk

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
April 9, 1900
Conferred that date
Material
cardboard
enamel (fused coating)
felt (textile)
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
cardboard
commemoratives
enamel (fused coating)
felt (textile)
Medal, Commemorative
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
Accession Number
2005.17
Credit Line
Gift of Alexandra Holt Rotival
GUSN
189555

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