Mourning badge on cardboard: Engine Co.5...

Object Number: 
INV.10473
Date: 
1856-1866
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 2 x 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 5.1 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
White silk ribbon printed in black ink with: "WE MOURN/PROTECTION/5/ENGINE CO./Our Loss"
Gallery Label: 
This ribbon was removed from the 1856-66 minute book of Engine Co. 5 of Melrose in the Morrisania section of the Bronx.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group