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BADGES

Title

Cumann na mBan

Object Name

Badge

Date Made

c.1914
1914 (circa)

Place Made

Republic of Ireland: County Dublin: Dublin
Dublin

Description

Cumann na mBan badge with pin fastening, on a green ribbon in silver "CUMANN Na MbAN" STAIR 7 EACHAMAIBEACT". On the silver centre an open book on which an ear of corn. The sympbol on the reverse is the symbol of the ‘Déanta in nÉirinn’ (Made in Ireland) campaign initiated by Arthur Griffith’s newspaper Sinn Fein in the autumn of 1909.

Materials

silver plate & enamel

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O75.1982

Copyright

National Museums NI