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Republican County Committee Badge

Object Number: 
Z.2081
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silk, gilt metal, cellulosic plastic, cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 14.3 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: back of badge bar, stamped: "WHITEHEAD &/HOAG CO./NEWARK, N.J./PAT. AUG. 1.99" Inscription: cardboard label at back of ribbon, imprinted in black: "National Equipment Co.,/POLITICAL BANNERS,/TRANSPARENCIES, PORTRAITS/AND NOVELTIES,/LAPEL BUT
Description: 
Rectangular cellulosic plastic pin-back bar in ornate gilt metal frame, inscribed "CAPTAIN"; with suspended blue woven silk ribbon bearing inscription printed in gold: "REPUBLICAN/COUNTY/COMMITTEE." Cardboard label with manufacturer's name applied to back of ribbon.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert Markham, 1956
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group