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Object Number: 
INV.2114
Date: 
ca. 1897
Medium: 
Silk, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 3 x 1/4 in. ( 22.9 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
pin: "GUEST" ribbon printed in gold ink with: "VETERAN FIREMEN'S/ASSOCIATION/OF THE/CITY OF NEW YORK/AT THE/DEDICATION OF THE MONUMENT/SEPT. 6, 1897/IN MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES/KILLED ON THE/BATTLEFIELD OF GETTYSBURG/JULY 1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD 1863"
Description: 
White silk ribbon embroidered with two crossed American flags, and printed in gold ink with: "VETERAN FIREMEN'S/ASSOCIATION/OF THE/CITY OF NEW YORK/AT THE/DEDICATION OF THE MONUMENT/SEPT. 6, 1897/IN MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES/KILLED ON THE/BATTLEFIELD OF GETTYSBURG/JULY 1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD 1863"; pin at top consisting of coated paper printed with "GUEST" inside brass frame; gold metal fringing at bottom.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group