Y.M.D.C. Campaign Badge

Object Number: 
INV.2267
Date: 
1870 or later
Medium: 
Silk, gold metallic braid, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 13.3 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: paper label on reverse of ribbon, imprinted in black: "MADE BY/P. HENRY BREEN,/BADGES & ROSETTES/220 Grand Street,/Near Elizabeth, N.Y."
Description: 
Red silk satin ribbon with image of eagle and inscription imprinted in gold: "Y.M.D.C./organized 1870/CAMPAIGN"; gold metallic braid applied to upper edge; paper label with manufacturer's name attached at reverse of ribbon; black silk ribbon loop for hanging attached at top of reverse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group