Commemorative ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2118
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Silk, metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 14.9 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Elaborate ribbon badge made to commemorate the 25th anniversary celebration of the Moscosco tribe; consists of ornate scalloped metal pin-back badge bar with red silk satin ribbon suspended below; inscription printed in silver "25TH ANNIVERSARY/CELEBRATION/MOSCOSCO TRIBE/NO. 34, I. O . R. M./PHILADELPHIA, PA./APRIL 7, 1896."; circular plastic button with colored lithograph portrait of American Indian chief attached to center of ribbon by two metal staples.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group