Ribbon/ medal

Object Number: 
2002.1.4440
Date: 
1938-1945
Medium: 
Metal, ribbon, celluloid, paper
Dimensions: 
6 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A white cardboard card mounted with a sample ribbon and button. The front has a blue silk ribbon with a white circular celluloid button at the top. The button has a blue monogramed "T.S.T.A." encirled by the words "Nashville/ Dec. 27-30, 1938". A paper name card hangs from the ribbon, and on the lower front of the card "St. Louis Button Co./ St. Louis, MO., U.S.A.", with the stock number of this sample and a list of prices based on the quantity ordered. The reverse of the card is stamped "Eastern Sales Office/ 265 West 14th Street/ (corner Eighth Ave.)/ New York, N.Y./ CHelsea 2-7330".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group