Badge: Lady arrangement comm. 1903

Object Number: 
INV.12079
Date: 
ca. 1903
Medium: 
Silk, paper, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 7 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed at back of top badge: "THE WHITEHEAD &/ HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J." inscribed at back of bottom badg: "WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J." printed on sticker at back: "SEND POSTAL/ TO/ WHITEHEAD/ AND/ HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J./ REPRESENTATIVE/ WILL C
Description: 
American flag woven silk ribbon with pin at top and badge at bottom; top rectangular pin printed in blue on coated paper "LADY/ ARRANGEMENT COM." inside rectangular brass frame with decorative curling border; bottom circular badge hangs from ribbon with central image of fire engine printed on coated paper "EXEMPT FIREMEN'S B.F. ASS'M/ 1903/ MORRISANIA" inside brass frame.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group