[Daffodil Festival trophy]

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Catalog ID Number: 2012.45.3

Object Type: trophy

Full Description:
First place trophy awarded to the drill team representing the Sons and Daughters of Italy in the 1939 Daffodil Festival parade. Made by Wallace Trophy. Silver plated (?) with gold wash on interior, trophy is in shape of an inverted cone with long curving handles on two sides. Scalloped design with extension at top of each handle. Diagonal rope/bead design around rim. Round base of metal trophy attached to round, black plastic base. Base is hollow and has extended edge.

height 12 in
width 6 in Note: width of trophy with handles
diameter 5 in Note: diameter of base

Creation Date: 1939

Related Subjects: Daffodil Festival parade, Daffodil Festival, Sons and Daughters of Italy, Vito Lanza, drill team, Sons of Italy, Virtus Lodge no. 1243, Status Symbols, Italians in Washington