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William Astor Chanler Democratic Association 5th Assembly District Badge

Object Number: 
INV.2814
Date: 
1899-1901
Medium: 
Silk, metal, cellulosic plastic, gilt metallic bullion, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: cardboard and paper manufacturer's label, at back of ribbon, imprinted in black: "THE MARONEY BADGE MFG. CO./Badges, Banners, Buttons./General Outfitters for/Outings, Parades, etc./Shirts, Hats, Canes/Office 208 BOWERY,/NEW YORK"
Description: 
Elaborate badge consisting of plastic medallion with photographic portrait of William Chanler in ornate gilt metal frame suspended by chains from rectangular plastic tab with ornate gilt metal frame, inscribed "Hon. President"; woven white silk ribbon suspended fom tab; imprinted in gold on ribbon: "Wm ASTOR CHANLER/DEMOCRATIC ASS'N/5TH ASSEMBLY Dist."; gilt metallic bullion fringe attached to bottom edge of ribbon.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group