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Title Ribbon badge: Member, Hoboken Pleasure Club of Hoboken, N.J.
Object Name Badge, Membership
Catalog Number 2001.247.2002
Collection The George & Dolores Kirchgessner Collection
Credit Gift of George & Dolores Kirchgessner; United Decorating Company
Description Ribbon badge: Member, Hoboken Pleasure Club of Hoboken, N.J.

Pin back metal finding with printed paper insert, clear celluloid cover; faux gold imprinted blue satin ribbon; metal fringe. Overall: circa 2" wide x 6" long.

Believed to a be sample badge created by Robert Kirchgessner at United Decorating Company, Hoboken, ca. 1900-1910. It was one of many made to demonstrate the kind of badges that the business could make. The organization is not a known one and they are known to have created fantasy names for such product samples.
Date 1900-1910
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1910
Search Terms United Decorating Company
421 Washington St.
423 Washington St.
Caption front
Imagefile 193\20012472002.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
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