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Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.3011
Date: 
1905-1910
Medium: 
Silk, cellulosic plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 14 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: back of button, imprinted in black: "NATIONAL/EQUIPMENT CO.,/12 E 23D ST.,/NEW YORK./TEL. 2477 18TH ST" Inscription: paper label at back of ribbon: "National Equipment Co.,/POLITICAL BANNERS,/TRANSPARENCIES, PORTRAITS,/AND NOVELTIES/LAPEL BU
Description: 
Circular plastic pin-back button with photographic portrait of Herbert Parsons with attached blue silk ribbon with inscription printed in gold: "OUR CHOICE/FOR LEADER/HERBERT/PARSONS." Paper labels with manufacturer's names attached at back of button and ribbon. Congressional Election Badge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert Markham, June 12, 1956
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group