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Object Name: Girl Scout badge
Date: 2001
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Medium: Synthetic thread, plastic coated backing
Dimensions: Overall: 1 7/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 4.8 x 5.4 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Triangular patch with coated backing; embroidered with green, yellow, blue, and black design resembling freeform patchwork in the process of being sewn with a needle and thread; bordered in black.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 2004.36.1
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The Stitch it Together badge is awarded to Brownie Girl Scouts who try sewing for the first time. Brownie patches are referred to as "Try Its," encouraging six to eight year olds to take part in a wide variety of activities, from composing to gardening to sewing.