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Object Number: 
INV.3008
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silk, gilt metal, cardboard, cellulosic plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 10.2 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: cardboard label, imprinted and hand-written in black and red: "Badge No. 54/Name of Member:/P. Tecumseh Sherman/ELECTION DISTRICT NO./This badge is issued by the Madison/Square Republican Club, has been re-/ceipted for,/ and is to be returned
Description: 
Ornate gilt metal pin-back bar with attached woven silk ribbon in the shape of American flag with suspended circular plastic and metal badge depicting image of eagle inscribed "AMERICAN EMBLEM"; with cross within circle below; inscription in black: "NEW YORK COUNTY/25TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT COMMITTEE." Cardboard badge with member's name attached at back of ribbon.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group