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, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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