Republican Convention Delegate Badge

Object Number: 
Z.2205
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 12.4 x 6.4 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Blue and white woven silk badge consisting of ornate plaque of blue silk with gilt metal frame and pin at back, imprinted in gold: "DELEGATE"; suspended beneath is cream silk grosgrain ribbon with sewn-on two crossed American flags; at lower end of ribbon is round blue silk button within gilt metal frame with text printed in gold: "Republican State Convention/NEW YORK/Saratoga, N.Y., Sept. 4, 1900."
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Creative: Tronvig Group