A replica 1792 George Washington peace medal on a collar. In the early days of the United States, diplomatic missions awarded peace medals to Native American envoys, often bearing the images of American leaders. This silver-toned replica depicts an image of George Washington greeting a Native American as farmhands work in the background, with the caption “George Washington, President, 1792.” The medal is presented suspended from a dark wine purple vest with gold-tone trim and a label reading “George Washington Presidential Peace Medal Dated 1792.” The collar and medal are presented on a red background, in a black display case.
- discoloration around neckline; toning on collar; frays and snags around yellow portion of collar; discoloration on medal and metal chain; toning on label in neckline; surface abrasions on verso of display case.
- measures display box; collar with medal measures 12.75" W (from bottom left across to bottom right) x 18.75" H (from top of shoulder to bottom of medal).