Political ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2071
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Silk, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 8.9 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Tammany Hall badge consisting of ornate gilt metal pin-back bar inscribed "MARCY"; with attached woven American flag ribbon with circular medallion suspended below, bearing Marcy's photographic portrait at center, surrounded by inscription "TAMMANY HALL/23RD ASSM.DIST."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group