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Badge

Object Number: 
INV.1702
Date: 
ca. 1927
Medium: 
Silk, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 1 15/16 in. ( 12.7 x 4.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: name tag, inscribed in graphite at top of reverse: "Apr 28, 1927" Inscription: manufacturer's label, imprinted in black: "THIS BADGE MANUFACTURED BY/The Whitehead & Hoag co./MAKERS OF/BADGES, BUTTONS, BANNERS, SIGNS/AND ADVERTISING NOVELTIES
Description: 
Union League Club badge consisting of ornate rectangular metal pin-back bar with inserted paper name tag inscribed: "Eugene Southack"; dark blue silk satin ribbon with inscription printed in gold suspended below: "RECEPTION/COMMITTEE/New/Members'/Dinner/APRIL 20th/1927/UNION LEAGUE CLUB/NEW YORK". Paper label with manufacturer's name applied to reverse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group