United States Army Insignia

  • Anthony de Francisci, United States Army Insignia, ca. 1922, white metal, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci, 1966.51.84

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The Army insignia pin was one of several U.S. Army badges designed by the sculptor Anthony de Francisci between 1922 and 1925. This version shows the ancient Roman fasces, the bundled sheaves of wheat symbolizing strength through unity, crossed against the eagle’s breast.

Title
United States Army Insignia
Artist
Date
ca. 1922
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
1 x 1 1/8 in. (2.5 x 3.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci

Mediums
Mediums Description
white metal
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – weapon – axe
  • Object – weapon – bow and arrow
Object Number
1966.51.84
Palette
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