Maine State Poultry Association badge

Description (Brief)
A first-prize ribbon produced by Whitehead & Hoag Co. for the Maine State Poultry Association. The button, made of celluloid, has a color image of the emblem for the State of Maine. The silk ribbon is blue, with silver-embossed inscription. A silk cord is attached to the back of the button.
The ribbon reads "11th Annual Show Maine State Poultry Association // Portland, Maine // Dec. 12-13-14-15 1911."
Object Name
badge
date made
1911
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (buttonf material)
silk (ribbon material)
Measurements
overall: 18.6 cm x 4.7 cm x 1 cm; 7 5/16 in x 1 7/8 in x 3/8 in
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
ID Number
2006.0098.1268
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1268
subject
Celluloid
Coins, Currency and Medals
Agriculture
Chickens
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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