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William Astor Chanler Democratic Association 5th Assembly District Badge

Object Name: Ribbon
Date: 1899-1901
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Medium: Silk, metal, cellulosic plastic, gilt metallic bullion, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 5.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Elaborate badge consisting of plastic medallion with photographic portrait of William Chanler in ornate gilt metal frame suspended by chains from rectangular plastic tab with ornate gilt metal frame, inscribed "Hon. President"; woven white silk ribbon suspended fom tab; imprinted in gold on ribbon: "Wm ASTOR CHANLER/DEMOCRATIC ASS'N/5TH ASSEMBLY Dist."; gilt metallic bullion fringe attached to bottom edge of ribbon.
Object Number: INV.2814
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Marks: Inscription: cardboard and paper manufacturer's label, at back of ribbon, imprinted in black: "THE MARONEY BADGE MFG. CO./Badges, Banners, Buttons./General Outfitters for/Outings, Parades, etc./Shirts, Hats, Canes/Office 208 BOWERY,/NEW YORK"