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Button w/ribbon

Object Number: 
1941.429
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Textile, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 10.2 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Red, white and blue silk ribbon with pin back; pin-back button depicting bust of George Dewey at center encircled by twisted wire; back of button inscribed with "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./NEWARK, N.J./PATENTED/JULY 17, 1894/APRIL 14, 1896/ JULY 21, 1896"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group