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Bata Shoe Museum Foundation

Toronto, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Flag and Badge
May 6, 1995
Vol. III, p. 10

Badge of the Bata Shoe Museum Foundation

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Blazon

Badge

On a hurt edged Or a boot between to the dexter a cobbler's hammer head upwards and to the sinister an awl handle upwards all Or;


Symbolism

Badge

The badge is an adaptation of the Bata Shoe Museum Foundation emblem which was based on a European seal dating back to the Middle Ages. The blue roundel represents the planet Earth, where our feet make the most fundamental contact and leave a profound impression.