Member badge

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Walker, Madam C.J., American, 1867 - 1919
Medium
metal and ribbon
Dimensions
H x W: 7 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in. (19.1 x 6 x 0.6 cm)
Type
badges
Place used
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Place collected
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1917
Description
A member badge consisting of a red ribbon hanging from a metal bar. The bar has a pin back and a gold colored rectangular front with a scrolling gold-colored metal border. The center of the pin front has the word “MEMBER" in black letters. The red ribbon features gold text that reads "ST. PAUL / Court No. 26 / H. of J. / ST. LOUIS, MO." There is a stylized decorative border above and below the text. The ribbon is hemmed at the bottom via a strip of woven metal wire from which hang coiled metallic fringe.
Topic
African American
Associations and institutions
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of A'Lelia Bundles / Madam Walker Family Archives
Object number
2013.153.2.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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