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Commander, Legion of Honor, France

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1999-00372

Content Description

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.

Provenance

ACQUIRED WHERE: Estate of T. von Karman

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1956-01-01

Creator

Extent

1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: gold, enamel, silk; FORMAT: medal with ribbon and pin; LENGTH: 2.5 inches tall (medal) ; QUANTITY: 2