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Ribbon

Ribbon
Title
Ribbon
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Silk, metal, gold metallic braid, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 10.8 x 4.4 cm )
Description 
Cream silk pin-back floor ribbon badge with gold metallic braid edging across top; printed in gold: image of rose and inscription "V.E. & V.F.S.A./FLOOR". Paper label with manufacturer's name attached at top of ribbon reverse.
Object Number 
INV.1989
Marks 
Inscription: paper label, top of ribbon reverse: "D. McDONALD,/Manufacturer of/Ball & Picnic Badges,/496 Third Avenue,/Bet. 33d & 34th Sts."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group