Ribbon: Volunteer Firemen's Association, Reading PA Sept 189

Object Number: 
INV.10548
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in. ( 20 x 6 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed with gold ink: "VOLUNTEERS/FIREMENS/ASSOCIATION/CITY OF NY/GREETING/LIBERTY/ENGINE CO. NO. 5/READING PA/SEPT 4TH 1899"
Description: 
Green silk ribbon with gold metal band and American flag bowtie at top; gold fringing at bottom; printed with gold ink: "VOLUNTEERS/FIREMENS/ASSOCIATION/CITY OF NY/GREETING/LIBERTY/ENGINE CO. NO. 5/READING PA/SEPT 4TH 1899"; image of fire engine in center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William M. Wallace, 1934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group