FDNY badge with purple bunting

Object Number: 
2001.309
Description: 
Sheild-shaped, machine-embroidered patch with an image of the Twin Towers.
Gallery Label: 
According to a letter sent to the New-York Historical Society by John Condon, firefighter Andre Cox of Ladder Company 43 designed a purple bunting addition to the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) department logo patch as a memorialized addendium for those department members who suffered grevious losses. At the time the letter was sent, this design had not been officially aproved by the FDNY.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Andre Cox
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Creative: Tronvig Group