Peace medal

Date created
1676
Culture/People
Non-Indian; probably used by Native people of the Northeast
Previous owner
Edward Rawson, Non-Indian, 1615-1693
Clay Fielden (Clay Marcus Fielden), Non-Indian, 1896-1966
Previous seller
Clay Fielden (Clay Marcus Fielden), Non-Indian, 1896-1966
Previous owner
Margo Authentic Antiques
Seller
Margo Authentic Antiques
Seller agent
Roland E. Jester (Roland Edwin Jester), Non-Indian, 1903-1995
Margo Jester (Margarita Jester/Mrs. Roland E. Jester), Non-Indian, 1908-1978
Collection History
Presented by Edward Rawson (1615-1693, secretary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony), to the chiefs of tribes who had aided the colonists during King Philip's War on June 20, 1676; acquired by Clay Fielden (1896-1966, an antique firearms collector and dealer in Austin, Texas) in 1960 from an unknown source in New York State; traded by Mr. Fielden to Roland E. Jester (1903-1995) and Margo (Margarita) Jester (1908-1978), owners of Margo Authentic Antiques (St. Louis, Missouri) in 1960; purchased by MAI from Mr. and Mrs. Jester and Margo Authentic Antiques in 1961.
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Place
Charlestown; Suffolk County; Massachusetts; USA
See related items
Non-Indian
Northeast
Adornment/Jewelry
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Woodlands
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
23/9269
Barcode
239269.000
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Object Name
Peace medal
Media/Materials
Brass
Techniques
Cut, engraved
Dimensions
14 x 10 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d39511c5-8b9e-4397-871f-4d6d1335053f
Record ID
NMAI_254429