Ribbon badge: Veteran Volunteer Firemen Ass'n Hartford Conn 1889

Object Number: 
INV.10630
Date: 
1889-1930
Medium: 
Silk, metal, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 2 3/4 in. ( 25.4 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Green silk ribbon badge suspended from brass pin inscribed "N.E.V.F./ LEAGUE" with images of helmet, ladders, trumpet, baton and axe within foliate design border; short red silk ribbon gathered at center with metal fringe tassle; green ribbon printed in gold "VETERAN/ VOLUNTEER/ FIREMEN'S/ ASSOCIATION/ HARTFORD, CONN./ ORGANIZED NOV. 25,/ 1889" with central image of fire wagon; metal fringe tassle at bottom point of ribbon.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William M. Wallace, 1934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group