American Eagle Pin

  • Anthony de Francisci, American Eagle Pin, ca. 1922?, white metal relief, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci, 1966.51.77

Luce Center Label

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.

Title
American Eagle Pin
Artist
Date
ca. 1922?
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
1 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (2.9 x 3.8 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci

Mediums
Mediums Description
white metal relief
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – bird – eagle
  • Object – weapon – bow and arrow
  • Object – foliage – olive branch
  • Emblem – military insignia
Object Number
1966.51.77
Palette
Linked Open Data
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