Silk, cloth, metal, gilt metallic bullion, gilt metallic thread galloon
Overall: 8 3/16 x 3 9/16 in. ( 20.8 x 9 cm )
Inscription: paper label at back of ribbon: "Merritt & Ryan,/Badge Manufact'rs,/485 8th Avenue,/Bet. 31th & 35th St."
Lincoln Club of New York badge consisting of pin-back white silk bow with American flag at center, decorated with two gilt metallic bullion tassels; dark blue ribbon suspended below, bearing inscription printed in gold: "THE/LINCOLN/CLUB/OF/NEW YORK/ORGANIZED/FEB 22ND/1870"; bottom edge of ribbon decorated with gilt metallic thread galloon and gilt metallic bullion fringe. Piece of cotton cloth with applied paper label with manufacturer's name sewn to upper section of ribbon back.
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