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Ribbon

Object Number: 
Z.2076
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silk, plastic, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 14.6 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: paper label at back of button, imprinted in black: "Button made by/The Whitehead & Hoag Co./Newark, N.J., U.S.A./Pat. April 14. 1896,/July 21, 1896."
Description: 
Blue woven silk campaign ribbon with image of eagle and inscription imprinted in gold: "REPUBLICAN/COUNTY/COMMITTEE"; suspended from cream plastic pin-back bar inscribed in black: "CAPTAIN"; circular plastic button with photographic portrait of Otto T. Bannard attached at bottom of ribbon, inscribed: "FOR MAYOR/OTTO T. BANNARD."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group