William McKinley Inauguration Souvenir Badge

William McKinley Inauguration Souvenir Badge
William McKinley Inauguration Souvenir Badge
Title
William McKinley Inauguration Souvenir Badge
Date 
1897
Medium 
Silk, cellulosic plastic, gilt metal, gold metallic braid, gold metallic bullion
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 2 11/16 in. ( 23.2 x 6.8 cm )
Description 
Ornate rectangular gilt metal pin-back bar with striped red, white, and blue ribbon with applied circular button with portrait of McKinley and gold metallic bullion tassel suspended below; inscription in gold: "INAUGURATION/MARCH 4TH,/1897"; superimposed upon longer woven cream silk ribbon with gold metallic braid edging and bullion trim with inscription printed in gold across bottom: "Souvenir"
Object Number 
INV.2175
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group