• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Designed by Pierre Charles L'Enfant; cast by Claude-Jean Duval; embellished by Nicholas-Jean Francastel
  • Date Made 1784
  • Place Made
  • Materials Metals; Gold; Polychrome Enamels; Textiles; Silk Ribbon
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Milburn
  • Room
  • Accession # 1994.0012999999999

Society of the Cincinnati Badge and Ribbon owned by Secretary of State Timothy Pickering

In 1783, General Henry Knox and Baron de Steuben led the effort to establish the Society of the Cincinnati, a hereditary fraternal order