Ribbon pin

Object Number: 
INV.2255
Date: 
ca. 1881
Medium: 
Silk, gold medallic bullion, cloth, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 2 3/16 in. ( 15.2 x 5.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: top section of ribbon reverse, imprinted in black: "Fordham & Nicolay, Engravers and/Manufacturers of Badges & Rosettes./25 JOHN STREET, N. Y."
Description: 
Yellow silk satin Old Guard badge consisting of circular pin-back stump-work rosette with inscription at center printed in gold "House" and gold metallic bullion trim around; ribbon printed in gold suspended beneath; contains dates "1826-1833" and vignette with rifle and scroll inscribed "OLD/GUARD/1881".
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Creative: Tronvig Group