Commander, Legion of Honor, France
Medal in form of pendant on red ribbon. Medal has background of green enameled laurel wreath with overlaid five-armed cross in white enamel. Central medallion has female head and "Republique francaise." Reverse medallion has crossed flags and motto "Honneur et patrie." Medal surmounted by another laurel wreath. Matching small medal on small ribbon with pin. In maroon case. Awarded by the government of France, 1956.
ACQUIRED WHERE: Estate of T. von Karman
1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: gold, enamel, silk; FORMAT: medal with ribbon and pin; LENGTH: 2.5 inches tall (medal) ; QUANTITY: 2