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Catalog Number 2014.44.83
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated Shell Casing

The casing is decorated with U.S. 8th Division Insignia and crossed American and French flags with engraved details on an embossed background. It has a pie crust top and fluted lower section as well as significant warping, leaving the piece leaning at a substantial angle. There is additional red/copper colored patination.

Inscription: FRANCE 1918 1919 A-E-F

Headstamp: 75 DEC D.91L.17.D TS
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Vases
Souvenirs
Search Terms 8th Division