Insignia

Object Number: 
INV.11453z-aa
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Silk, brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 3/8 x 1/2 in. ( 1 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: back: "U.S. PATENT/FRANCE 1888"
Description: 
Circular red, white, and blue silk fastened to brass circle.
Gallery Label: 
These insignia were inside a box sent by the William H. Horstmann Co. to Joseph H. Bradley, a Civil War veteran who was living at the National Soldiers Home in Virginia. Bradley had served as a lieutenant of the 5th New York Cavalry Regiment, and a chaplain of the 10th New York Cavalry.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Margaret Bradley, 1940
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group