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Pin with Symbols of Pythian Sisters
1910-1940 (possibly)
Maker not marked
Place made not marked
Metal, enamel
1"h x 11/16"w x 1/8"d
Gift of the Family of Emily Payne Miller
2020.027.1

Pin with Symbols of Pythian Sisters. Gold (possibly) pin has carved bar at top in scroll-like shape with an o-ring at either end from which is suspended a cast gold metal, openwork Pythian Sisters emblem: it has a crown at center, crossed swords behind, "P L E F" in areas between crossed swords (P has white enamel infill surrounding it; L has red; E has yellow; and F has blue). Above, there is a knight's head with a dove atop it. A semicircle of leafy sprigs surrounds bottom and sides of design. Back has pin bar and no markings.



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