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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Catalog Number 0985.07.00135k
Date ca. 1892
Description The commemorative medal consists of two parts - bar pin and pendant. The brass bar pin is ribbon banner-shaped and forms a semi-circle. "Winnie Davis" is engraved in script across the banner. Two three-link chains hang from either side of the bar pin and suspend a brass five-pointed star-shaped pendant. The pendant contains the following is inscription, "From / COMANCHE & ERATH / Ex-Confederate / ASSN APRIL / 8th 1892." The back of the medal rests against the backing of the frame and is therefore, not visible. This medal is part of a large framed collection (0985.7.135); the rest of the collection is enumerated separately (0985.7.135a- 0985.7.135j, 0985.7.135l-0985.7.135hh).
Dimensions H-2.75 Dia-1.75 inches
Owned Varina Anne Davis (Winnie)
Provenance The Comanche and Erath Ex-Confederate Association presented this commemorative medal to Winnie Davis on April 8, 1892.
People Davis, Varina Anne (Winnie)