Coat of Arms

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-180196

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

Descriptive Terms

coats of arms
cast iron
heraldry
Plaque

Inscription

"ENSE PETIT PLACIDAM SUB LIBERTATE QUIETEM" (Translation: "She seeks with the sword a quiet peace under liberty")

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.852