Jane Loucks' Medal

Description
Bronze medal won by Jane Loucks in a daguerreotype case that is 3 7/8” x 3 ½”. Obverse side: AMERICAN INSTITUTE / G. H. Lovett, N.Y.
NEW YORK. Reverse side: AWARDED / TO Miss Jane Loucks,
For the best / Worsted Embroidery, / 1856.
Jane Elizabeth Loucks was born in 1835 to John and Desdemonia Marsh Loucks in Sharon, New York. She married Joseph Warren Hastings on February 16, 1871, in Manhattan. They moved to Illinois and had one daughter, Dena. See her wining piece, Mary Queen of Scots.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
maker
Lovett, George Hampden
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in; 6.35 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
TE*T11106
catalog number
T11106
accession number
238291
subject
Embroidered Pictures
Textiles
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Embroidered Pictures
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Crystal Palmer
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