Object Record

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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Grandle, Cynthia Myers and Sharon Fink
Catalog Number 14.14.006
Date 1947
Description Robert Thomas' Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, Va.) Societas Orphea Key. The pendant, or key, as it was called, is a small gold decorative rectangle with a pointed rod extending slightly from the top and bottom. The top becomes a loop with an attached metal ring, allowing the pendant to be strung. The front of the shield has a raised harp design overlaid with a banner reading, "SOCIETAS ORPHEA." The harp is on a small stand reading, "B.C." The backside is smooth with the engraved inscription "R.L.T." Under this is "'47."
Material Metal
Made Eagle Regalia Company, 298 Broadway, New York, N.Y.
Place of Origin New York (N.Y.)
People Thomas, Robert