Arbeidernes TIF medal owned by Eulace Peacock

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Issued by
SK av 1909, Norwegian, founded 1909
Owned by
Peacock, Eulace, American, 1914 - 1996
Medium
gold alloy on metal with enamel , silk (textile) , dye and thread
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 3 3/16 × 1 13/16 × 5/16 in. (8.1 × 4.6 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (pin): 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 5/16 in. (1.3 × 4.4 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (ribbon): 2 7/8 × 1 13/16 × 1/16 in. (7.3 × 4.6 × 0.1 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 3/8 × 1 3/8 × 1/8 in. (3.5 × 3.5 × 0.3 cm)
Type
pins (fasteners)
medals
Place used
Olso, Norway, Europe
Date
June 30, 1909
Description
An Arbeidernes TIF (Workers' Gymnastics and Sports Association) medal owned by Eulace Peacock. The gold toned medal is shield shaped, and is hanging from a bar by two (2) chains. The medal consists of gold toned bar pin with a “C” clasp closure holding a red ribbon with two (2) white and one (1) blue stripes, and a medal suspended from two (2) short chains. The medal has a white enamel shield on the front, surrounded by a gold toned, relief laurel wreath. The shield in inlaid with white enamel. There is blue inlaid text at the top of the shield [T·I·F] and a date in gold text below [30·6·1909]. On either side on the shield is an abstract, geometric depiction of two (2) red and gold enameled eagles linked by a square knot at the bottom of the shield. On the back of the bar is a stamped maker’s mark that reads [BRILLANT / 830 S]. The reverse of the medal, near the bottom edge, is an additional stamped maker’s mark that reads [BRILLANT / 830 S]..
Topic
African American
Athletes
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.105.1.102
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Awards and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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