American Eagle Pin

  • Anthony de Francisci, American Eagle Pin, possibly ca. 1922, metal, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci, 1966.51.78

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
Artists
Date
possibly ca. 1922
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
1 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. (4.1 x 5.7 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Emblem – military insignia
  • Object – foliage – olive branch
  • Object – weapon – bow and arrow
  • Animal – bird – eagle
Object Number
1966.51.78
Palette
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