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Grand Cross of the Civil Order of Alfonso X El Sabio
Sash with pendant, matching the large cross in the form of a pin. Sash is maroon watered silk. Pendant has red enamel inlay with central medallion in red, blue, white and gold. Bears name of Alfonso El Sabio; reverse has bird and inscription: "Altiora peto." Otherwise no inscription or date. Awarded by the Spanish government.
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)
Jun. 8, 1961
MEDIUM: silk, gold, enamel; FORMAT: sash with pendant; LENGTH: pendant 2.75 inches long; QUANTITY: 1
Topics: Awards -- Spain
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