Old Slater Cotton Mill Centenary Medal

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-34354

Description

Round medal showing the "Old Slater Mill" at Pawtucket, R.I. on one side and inscriptions on the other side. Small hole drilled at the top of the medal to thread a blue ribbon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

medals
metal
ribbon (material)
Commemorative
Medal, Commemorative
Medal, Commemorative

Inscription

Heads: "Old Slater Mill" printed on the top, Pawtucket, R.I./ G.A.C. & P.C.K. on the bottom; Tails: First Cotton Mill/United States, written on perimeter. 1790/Cotton Centenary/September 29 - October 4/1690/ in center. (stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lydia G. Chace

Accession Number

1931.1539