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Ribbon or badge

Ribbon or badge
Title
Ribbon or badge
Date 
1900
Medium 
Textile, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 17.5 x 5.7 cm )
Description 
American flag silk ribbon with button depicting bust of Abraham Lincoln; American flag ribbon sewn to white silk ribbon inscribed with "WORKINGMEN'S/LINCOLN DINNER/N.Y.,MARCH 8, 1900"; reverse of button printed on paper "MADE BY/THE/WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO.,/NEWARK, N.J., U.S.A/PATENTED/JULY 17, 1898,/APRIL 14, 1896/JULY 21, 1896"
Object Number 
INV.3031
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group