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Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
1889
Medium 
Silver, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 11.4 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Silver badge worn by a member of the George Washington inauguration centennial committee; two silver bars linked by chains; top bar "NEW YORK 1789-1889 GW"; lower bar engraved "ST. PAUL'S CHURCH / COMMITTEE"; ivory silk ribbon with gold lettering, "AISLE COMMITTEE".
Credit Line 
Gift of the Genealogical & Biographical Society
Object Number 
1942.253t
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group