Silk, metal, paper, plastic
Part (bar): 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (1.9 x 6 cm)
Overall (ribbon): 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (5.4 x 3.8 cm)
Inscription: paper label, imprinted in black: "THE BADGE MANUFACTURED BY/The Whitehead & Hoag Co./MAKERS OF/BADGES, BUTTONS, BANNERS, SIGNS/AND ADVERTISING NOVELTIES./Main Office and Factory. NEWARK, N.J...."
Fragments of badge consisting of ornate rectangular pin-back bar inscribed: "V.H.C." and yellow silk satin ribbon fragment imprinted in silver: "GARDEN/EW YORK 1912-1913/NEW YORK/RNITHOLOGICAL/SOCIETY"; paper label with manufacturer's name applied to reverse.
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