Badges

Badges
Title
Badges
Date 
1880-1920
Medium 
Silk, wool, metal, brass, velvet, sequins
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 x 3 x 7/8 in. ( 17.8 x 7.6 x 2.2 cm )
Description 
Ribbon and brass badges with brass pin-back bar terminating in balls with stamped decorative border at top; five stationary brass rings encircle bar and attach to gold velvet ribbon with metal fringe tassle at each corner; shamrock-shaped ribbon in gold or gren below with central eight-point metal star over wool padding surrounded by metal wire border; sequin rosette at bottom of star with metal fringe and two gold metal tassles; ribbon tails printed in gold "VETERAN/ VOLUNTEER/ FIREMAN SONS/ ASSOCIATION." Green badge has brass openwork lettering at center of star "Secretary/Arrgts"; Gold badge has brass openwork lettering above star "Chrm/ Reception" and on star "President."
Credit Line 
Gift of G. Austin Raynor, 1949
Object Number 
INV.2106ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group