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Zachary Taylor Rosette Badge

Zachary Taylor Rosette Badge
Title
Zachary Taylor Rosette Badge
Date 
ca. 1848
Medium 
Silk, paper, cloth, gold bullion
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 3 13/16 in. ( 10.2 x 9.7 cm )
Description 
Zachary Taylor engraving in center of rosette of red, white, and blue silk ribbons trimmed with cord and gold metallic bullion; cloth backing.
Credit Line 
Presented by M.F. Savage, Febuary 6, 1923; has accompanying note stating "Union Rosette worn by the New York school children in 1861"
Object Number 
INV.2872
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group