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Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
1889
Medium 
Silver, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 12.1 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 William Rhinelander Stewart from the Estate of Lispenard Stewart, 1928
Object Number 
Z.3444
Marks 
Mark: on reverse of bar: "TIFFANY & CO." Tag: typewritten tag with object: "From W.R. Stewart / From Estate Lispenard Stewart / October 29, 1928 / Accession No. 1025"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group