10K Gold Quill Badge with Three Pearls, c. 1916

A 10k gold Quill badge with three pearls featuring a guard for Lambda Chapter from Tufts University with nine pearls. This badge belonged to Marion Hill Merrill, a 1916 initiate of Lambda chapter, but it is engraved with 1919 on the back of the Quill to signify her graduation year. Also engraved on the back of the Quill is the Greek letter Lambda.