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Ribbon badges

Object Number: 
INV.10624a
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Silk, metal, tin
Dimensions: 
largest: 8 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 21.3 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
printed on paper label at back: "MANUFACTURED BY/ The Whitehead & Hoag Co.,/ RIBBON, METAL AND CELLULOID BADGES,/ NEWARK, N.J./ Waving Flag Pat'd June 14, 1892./ Silk Bar Pat'd Oct. 18, 1892./ Ivory Enamel Bar Pat'd March 7, 1893./ OTHER BADGE PATENTS,/ M
Description: 
Blue silk ribbon with oval tin pins with foliate designs at top; printed in silver "GUEST/ OF/ ENTERPRISE/ HOOK AND LADDER/ COMPANY,/ NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y./ OCTOBER 1, 1895."; central images of fire wagon; bottom of ribbons edged with gold fringe.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William M. Wallace, 1934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group