Willis Coat of Arms

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1929

GUSN

GUSN-221098

Description

Gouache painting of the Willis coat of arms. Blue shield with three silver stars and a silver V. Surmounting the shield is decorative foliage in silver and a helmet. A scrolled with a French inscription is below the shield and the name "Willis." Painted gold wood frame with blue dividing the gold border of the sight edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
gouache (paint)
wood (plant material)
Painting

Inscription

"Suivez L'etoile D'honneur / Willis" (Painted)
"A Willis Coat of Arms / bot. in Charlestown S.C. 1929 / and given to me by / A.P.P." (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P337

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

9 8/16 x 7 11/16 x 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.760