William Astor Chanler Democratic Association 5th Assembly District Badge

William Astor Chanler Democratic Association 5th Assembly District Badge
Title
William Astor Chanler Democratic Association 5th Assembly District Badge
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 )
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.
Object Number 
INV.2814
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"
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Creative: Tronvig Group