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Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
ca. 1893
Medium 
Silk, paper, gold metallic braid
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 2 3/8 in. ( 15.2 x 6 cm )
Description 
Cream silk satin pin-back ribbon badge with gold metallic braid edging across top; seal of New York and inscription imprinted in blue: "Manhattan Day./OCTOBER 21st/1893./AT/THE WORLD'S/COLUMBIAN/EXPOSITION./IN/CHICAGO".
Object Number 
INV.2260
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group