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Badge

Object Number: 
1942.253s
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 "LITERARY EXERCISES COMMITTEE"; red silk ribbon with gold lettering "PLATFORM / COMMITTEE / SUB / TREASURY".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Genealogical & Biographical Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group