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Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.5525
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Bronze, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 32.4 x 4.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse of badge, at bottom: 'TIFFANY&CO./No. 416"
Description: 
Partially gilt bronze die-struck five-point star-shaped uniface decoration with seal of NY National Guard surmounted by eagle at center and banderole inscribed "EXCELSIOR" beneath, surrounded by legend "FAITHFUL SERVICE/NY" and military and naval attributes; suspended from red silk grosgrain ribbon by circular gilt metal attachemnt in the shape of laurel wreath bearing tablet inscribed "15 YEARS"; gilt metal closure attached at one end of ribbon.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group