Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

French Army Breast Belt Emblem “Animas Lion Head”

Title

French Army Breast Belt Emblem “Animas Lion Head”

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-AnimasLion

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

A sculptured lion’s head that has a pinched nose with a drilled hole. A large loop is attached to the nose. Two fasteners on the reverse side. A similar plate was reported found at Sierra Gordo, Veracruz, Mexico.

Breast Belt Emblem “Animas Lion’s Head” Ca. 1830’s-1840’s Plate # Dug at the ruins of Estancia Vaqueria de las Animas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas Cast brass, whole, two-piece.

Physical Description

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French Army Breast Belt Emblem “Animas Lion Head”

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