Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
ca. 1916
Medium 
Silk, metal, paper, plastic
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 2 5/16 in. ( 16.2 x 5.9 cm )
Description 
Badge consisting of ornate rectangular gilt metal pin-back bar with paper tag inscribed in dark blue "COMMITTEE" inserted behind clear protective plastic; blue silk satin ribbon printed in gold suspended beneath; inscription: "Westchester/SUBWAY/Celebration/MAY 27TH/1916." Paper label with manufacturer's name applied to reverse of ribbon.
Object Number 
INV.10580
Marks 
Inscription: reverse of ribbon, imprinted in blue: "NATIONAL/EQUIPMENT CO./Badges, Buttons,/Banners, Etc./10-12 E. 23 St., N.Y./Phone: 2477 Gramercy"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group