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Ribbon badge: member Hartford Conn. Sept 1903

Object Number: 
INV.10625
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Silk, brass, glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 20 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Badge of red and white silk ribbons suspended from brass pin inscribed "DELEGATE" in rectangle surmounted by fire helmet, hydrant and ladders and wrapped in firehose; green glass and brass "lantern" hangs from left of pin by metal ring; red ribbon printed in gold "18TH/ ANNUAL CONVENTION/ F.A.S. OF NY/ AUGUST/ 19TH 20TH 21ST 22ND/ 1890" with brass "EXCELSIOR" seal over crossed trumpets suspended from bottom; white ribbon printed in gold "COMPLIMENTS OF/ THE CITIZENS/ OF/ WATERTOWN/ N.Y."; bottom of white ribbon edged in gold metal fringe.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group