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Zachary Taylor Rosette Badge

Object Number: 
ca. 1848
Silk, paper, cloth, gold bullion
Overall: 4 x 3 13/16 in. ( 10.2 x 9.7 cm )
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"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group