Campaign ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.3900
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Silk, metal, cellulosic plastic, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 15/16 x 2 in. ( 17.6 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: stamped at back of pin bar: "BALTO. BADGE & NOV. CO./PAT. MAR. 9 BALTO MD" Inscription: imprinted in blue on paper label: "BALTIMORE BADGE & NOVELTY CO:/BALTIMORE, MD/DESIGNERS/AND/MANUFACTURERS/BADGES &/BUTTONS"
Description: 
White woven silk ribbon with American flag in the shape of bow sewn-on at top; circular plastic button with thin gilt metal rim with photographic portrait of Seth Low inscribed: "FOR MAYOR/SETH LOW" attached at center; ribbon imprinted in gold: "KINGS COUNTY/REPUBLICAN/CAMPAIGN COM./FOR MAYOR/SETH LOW/. 1901 ."; metal pin attached at upper edge of ribbon. Round paper label with manufacturer's name attached at back of ribbon.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group