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Object Name: Ribbon
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Silk, metal, bullion, cellulosic plastic, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 6 5/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 16.8 x 7.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Elaborate badge consisting of white and blue rosette suspended from blue silk ribbon with plastic and metal pin-back badge tab inscribed "Executive Member"; applied scalloped metal ornament bearing American flag at center is decorated with gilt metallic bullion; two woven silk flags attached on either side of rosette; blue ribbons are suspended from rosette, with inscriptions imprinted in gold: "INDEPENDENCE/LEAGUE", at left, and "21ST & 23RD ASB'Y/DISTRICTS."
Object Number: INV.3034
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Marks: Inscription: back of badge, paper manufacturer's label: "F. W. MEINKEN/Mf'g of'B A D G E S/2649 8th Ave./New York"