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Historical Artifacts

Badge/ medal

Badge/ medal
Badge/ medal
Metal, ribbon
3 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in.
A very reddish bronze colored metal two-part medal. The top pin bar is embossed with a central X flanked by the words "Boston 1895". It is attached to the lower medallion by a half black, half white ribbon. The lower medallion has a relief of a crown and a cross encircled by the words "Commandery Of Saint Andrew/ No. 13/ K.T./ Richmond, VA./ Triennial/ Boston, Mass." "K.T." stands for "Knights Templar".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group