Badge

Object Number: 
Z.3444
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." Tag: typewritten tag with object: "From W.R. Stewart / From Estate Lispenard Stewart / October 29, 1928 / Accession No. 1025"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group