William Astor Chanler Democratic Association 5th Assembly District Badge
Silk, metal, cellulosic plastic, gilt metallic bullion, paper
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 5.7 cm )
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.
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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