San Jancinto Museum of History

DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION ARTIFACTS
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  • MARTINGALE

  • CATEGORY: DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 5"H x 4"W
  • DATE MADE: 19th century

Description

Silver plate martingale ornament. Image of five pointed star above eagle. Eagle perched on top of a sphere that reads "TEXAS". Border has leaf design and reads "LIBERTY... INDEPENDENCE". Two wire hooks on reverse, one missing.


Provenance

Belonged to Thomas Jefferson Chambers.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Chambers, Thomas Jefferson
  • CREDIT LINE: Evans, Katharine S.


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