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Object Name Cockade
Catalog Number 0985.09.00064
Date 1860
Description The secession badge is a red silk rosette with a North Carolina cuff button sewn to the center. The center rosette is created with silk ribbon sewn into knife pleats. Two streamer ribbons hang below; they are attached to the paper backing. Sewn to paper backing.
Dimensions L-5 Dia-2.5 inches
Owned Miss Hartley Graham
Provenance One of three secession badges (.63, .64, .65) sent to Miss Hartley Graham by Mr. McPeake from Wilmington, North Carolina in December 1860. The calling card attached to the badges (donated with them also; stored in object file) reads: obverse: "Wilmington N.C. / Dec. 1860"; reverse: "Mr. McPeake hopes Miss Graham will forgive his seeming neglect in not sending the cockades sooner _______."
People Graham, Hartley
Subjects secession