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Catalog Number 2014.44.31
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated Shell Casing

The casing has designs featuring an Iron Cross and text on an embossed background. The vase has a pie crust top and fluted lower section as well as green and dark discoloration in toolwork recesses. The casing is distorted, with the vase at an angle well off center.

Inscription: Touls PARIS

Headstamp: St G 91 MAI 1917 HL 25

Subjects World War I
Shell art