|Description||One of eight (8) badges, associated with Mardi Gras. The badge is stamped gold-tone metal with synthetic diamonds and emeralds. A red, yellow, and green grosgrain ribbon attaches the pin to its crown-shaped center portion. The center portion is a gold and red crown with diamonds and an emerald. The lower portion is a Maltese cross decorated with silver rays; embossed in the center is "REX N. O. 1875" surrounded by diamonds.|
|Dimensions||W-2.2 L-5.2 inches|
|Owned||William T. Mumford|
|Provenance||Mardi Gras ephemera belonging to William T. Mumford. This badge was worn in 1875.|
Mumford, William T.
New Orleans, Louisiana