Catalog #: 1981.0151.02 Accession #: 1981.0151
Credit: Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History
Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions: 6.75" H x 4" W x 4" D
Brass chalice with gold inlay.
Chalices are used during the celebration of the Roman Catholic Mass. They bear the wine which represents the blood of Christ. Chaplains often celebrated Mass in the field for Catholic soldiers during active campaigns and before battles.
Country: United States
War: World War II