Anthony de Francisci, American Eagle Pin, ca. 1922?, white metal relief, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci, 1966.51.77
The American Eagle pin was one of several U.S. Army insignia designed by Anthony de Francisci between 1922 and 1925. The bald eagle holds two feathered arrows in its talons, signifying military might, and is surrounded by the laurel wreath, which symbolizes victory.
American Eagle Pin
- ca. 1922?
- On View
- Not on view.
1 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (2.9 x 3.8 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci
- Mediums Description
- white metal relief
- Animal – bird – eagle
- Object – weapon – bow and arrow
- Object – foliage – olive branch
- Emblem – military insignia
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