Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1930-1950

GUSN

GUSN-102900

Description

This shield-shaped gold pin is embellished with a roaring lion in the center, surrounded by the French phrase "DIEU ET MON DROIT," which is the motto of the British Royal Family.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
gold alloy
enamel (fused coating)
Pin, ClothingBroochBrooch

Inscription

On front: "DIEU ET/MON/DROIT"\n On reverse: "OFFICIAL-B.W.R.S."/AND B.B./BY/ ACCESSOCRAFT" (Embossed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

2353

Maker

Accessocraft (Manufacturer)
Appleby, Robert R. (Designer)

Object Type

Clothing; Clothing Accessories

Dimensions

1 1/16 x 5/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.367