Badge

Object Number: 
Z.3445
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Silver, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 12.1 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
Mark: on reverse of bar: "TIFFANY & CO."
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".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group