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Tammany Delegate Badge

Object Number: 
Z.2336
Date: 
1904
Medium: 
Metal, textile, paper, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 10.2 x 4.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: paper label at reverse of ribbon, imprinted in black: "FROM/METROPOLITAN/EQUIPMENT CO./124 E. 14th Street/NEW YORK" Inscription: reverse of button, at center: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./NEWARK, N. J./PAT. APPLIED FOR"
Description: 
Mixed media badge consisting of ornate rectangular metal pin-back bar inscribed "DELEGATE"; below attached is dark blue silk ribbon imprinted in silver "TAMMANY"; circular plastic button with colored lithograph depicting Native American suspended from ribbon by two metal loops; button inscribed in black "SARATOGA, SEPT. 20, 1904". Paper label with manufacturer's name attached at reverse of ribbon.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group