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Catalog Number 2014.44.82
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Vase made from a 75mm shell casing.

The vase is decorated with text on an embossed background. The embossing is darkly colored, making the text stand out. The dark color is possibly intentional. The lower section of the vase is fluted and twisted

Inscription: BATY D 350 METZ

Headstamp: 75 DEC MAM 938L 16 C[indecipherable] Rs
Subjects World War 1
Shell art
Vases
African American
Brasswork
Search Terms 92nd Division
350th Field Artillery
Battery D