Historical information

This brooch was typical of those produced at the beginning of the 20th century. They often featured miniature plants and animals. This insignia may have also been used to signify Scottish ancestry.


This item is from the Raper Collection donated to the Wodonga Historical Society by Mrs. Jean Raper.

Physical description

A small metal brooch or insignia in the shape of a scotch thistle. It is based on gold coloured metal but features green leaves and a magenta flower. The veins on the leaves are gold.