Badge of the Veterans, Seventh Regiment New York National Guard

Badge of the Veterans, Seventh Regiment New York National Guard
Title
Badge of the Veterans, Seventh Regiment New York National Guard
Date 
1899
Medium 
Gold, enamel, textile, diamonds
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 1 1/2 in. (5.1 x 3.8 cm)
Description 
Circular badge with cipher "NG" and blue enamel "V" with gold "7" above, encircled with a garter of blue enamel bearing the regiment motto, "Patria Et Gloria"; half rosettes ornament medallion at sides and bottom; cipher pierced revealing cherry red ribbon; letter "F" studded with eight cut diamonds suspended from badge.
Credit Line 
Gregg W. Dawson, Dawson's Fine Jewelry, LTD.
Object Number 
2010.5
Inscriptions 
Engraved on reverse: "Henry Block, Treasurer Co. F / 7th Regiment N.Y.N.G. Nov 15th 1899"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group