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Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.7333
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Silk, metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 17.1 x 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: paper label at reverse of ribbon, imprinted in black: "THIS BADGE MANUFACTURED BY/The Whitehead & Hoag Co./MAKERS OF/BADGES, BUTTONS, BANNERS, SIGNS/AND ADVERTISING NOVELTIES./Main Office and Factory. - - NEWARK, N. J./ALL GOODS GUARANTEED UN
Description: 
Badge comprised of ornate rectangular silvered metal pin-back bar with inserted paper tag behind clear plastic protector; inscribed in blue: "SECOND PREMIUM"; red silk satin ribbon suspended below; inscription printed in silver: "NEW YORK/Poultry and Pigeon/ASSOCIATION/21ST ANNUAL/EXHIBITION/MADISON SQUARE/GARDEN/NEW YORK, 1909 - 1910/NEW YORK/ORNITOLOGICAL/SOCIETY". Paper label with manufacturer's name applied to lower section of ribbon reverse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group