Deer Medallion

Deer Medallion

Description (Brief)
This medallion was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut during the early 20th century. The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer and is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, and campaign medals. There is a ring at the top to the medallion could be worn.
Obverse: Central image of a deer, surrounded by images of a fasces, Lady Liberty, hands shaking, and two children.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 5 cm; 1 15/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1597
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1597
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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