Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.70.6
Date: 
1960-1970
Medium: 
Metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on side of button: "Horn Co. Phila., PA 19126"
Description: 
Circular metal pin-back button "PEACE/The/not-so-silent/Spring." Image of a fist holding an olive branch; red, yellow and green.
Gallery Label: 
The clenched fist logo is based on a woodcut made by graphic artist Frank Cieciorka (1939-2008). During the 1960s, the clenched fist became the iconic image for the New Left.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Beatrice J. Siegel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group