Political Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.5172
Date: 
1911
Medium: 
Silk, gilt metal, cellulosic plastic, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 14 x 5.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: stamped at back of badge bar, within shield: "WORKERS/UNION/OF N.A." Inscription: printed in gold at upper edge of ribbon back: "KEYSTONE BADGE CO./READING, PA." Inscription: imprinted in black at back of button: "MADY BY/KEYSTONE BADGE CO.
Description: 
Badge consisting of rectangular cellulosic plastic bar in ornate gilt metal frame inscribed "STATE SENATOR"; red, white, and blue woven silk ribbon suspended beneath, bearing inscription printed in gold: "15TH ANNUAL/CONVENTION/NEW YORK/STATE/FEDERATION/OF LABOR/OSWEGO, N. Y./SEPT. 19-22 1911"; circular plastic button inscribed in black: "CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT/TO PERMIT/WORKMEN'S/COMPENSATION ACT/OUR CHIEF REQUEST/OF LEGISLATURE OF 1911/JACKSON/54 HOUR BILL/FOR/WOMEN AND CHILDREN" is attached to bottom edge of ribbon. Paper label with manufacturer's name attached to back of button.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group