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Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
1889
Medium 
Silver, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 8.3 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 "ENTERTAINMENT / COMMITTEE"; blue and white striped silk ribbon with gold lettering, "SPECIAL / AIDE".
Object Number 
Z.3446
Marks 
Mark: on reverse of bar: "TIFFANY & CO."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group