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Object Name:
Badge, Insignia
Object ID:
2013.213.003
Date:
c1990s
Description:
Crest for the 'Monowai' New Zealand Navy Ship 1977 — 1997.
Features two sea serpents with tiki faces, and one tiki face, with red eyes and tongues and black mouths, a star and crescent moon on pale blue background, surrounded by rope, with crossed fern leaves at the bottom, the word 'Monowai' in gold on black background at top above which is a crown with five red jewels, featuring two white sails and three ship hulls. Set on a piece of polished rimu. The back features a hole with a circular plastic device to hang the crest on a wall.
Made in NZ.
Title:
Badge/Crest
Dimensions:
W—12.5 L—18 D—2 cm
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