- CATEGORY: COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
- MEASUREMENTS: 5 1/8"H x 4 1/4"L
- DATE MADE: 19th century
Mexican military insignia. Large cut-out insignia (perhaps a shako plate) in the design of a Mexican national emblem (eagle with serpent in clutches atop cactus). Sunburst with liberty cap above, along with a streamer which reads "REPUBLICA MEXICANA".
- CREDIT LINE: Hill, Mr. and Mrs. George A., Jr.