Badge/ medal

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Title:
Badge/ medal
Date: 
1920-1930
Medium: 
Metal, enamel
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 3/8 in. diameter
Date End: 
1 930
Description: 
A silver colored medallion pierced at the top for hanging and embossed with Mercury's winged foot around a raised, red and blue enameled shield shaped plaque in the center with gold calipers over a right-angle ruler and an arm holding a hammer and the letters "JrO/ UAM". This medal appears to represent a chapter of the Free Masons, a mysterious and centuries old fraternal order involved in ritual celebrations, community and political service, moral education and philanthropy.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.3328
Date Begin: 
1920
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group