Tammany Delegate Badge
Metal, textile, paper, plastic
Overall: 4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 10.2 x 4.8 cm )
Inscription: paper label at reverse of ribbon, imprinted in black: "FROM/METROPOLITAN/EQUIPMENT CO./124 E. 14th Street/NEW YORK" Inscription: reverse of button, at center: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./NEWARK, N. J./PAT. APPLIED FOR"
Mixed media badge consisting of ornate rectangular metal pin-back bar inscribed "DELEGATE"; below attached is dark blue silk ribbon imprinted in silver "TAMMANY"; circular plastic button with colored lithograph depicting Native American suspended from ribbon by two metal loops; button inscribed in black "SARATOGA, SEPT. 20, 1904". Paper label with manufacturer's name attached at reverse of ribbon.
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