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Catalog Number 2014.44.70
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Vase made from a shell case.

The vase is decorated with the diamond symbol of the U.S. 5th Division on one side and flowers, plants and a sitting bird on the opposite. All the designs are raised on an embossed background. Additionally, the diamond has the number 5 finely engraved into the middle.

Inscription: 5

Headstamp: 75 DEC 1738 15 R [additional indecipherable figures and geometric figures]
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Vases
Diamonds
Insignia
Birds
Plants
Search Terms 5th Division