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Catalog Number 2003.32.03
Object Name Badge
Description Showing membership in the United Arab Blossom Society of Detroit, Michigan, this badge consists of numerous pieces. Its base is a double-sided band of material, the front in purple satin, the back in black satin, bordered with metallic gold ribbon. From the bottom of the badge hangs metallic thread spirals as a thick fringe. Both the front and back of the material are stenciled with the words, "The United Arab Blossom Society Detroit, Michigan" The front in gold paint, the back in silver.

The second section is a piece of wide satin cream ribbon which sits on top of the purple material and extends a third of the way down the badge. This material ends in a gold and cream plastic medallion which shows the logo of the organization. On the ribbon are adhered two small crossed flags, one of the United States, one of Palestine.

Adhered to the top of the badge is a small plastic gold and cream plastic pin on which is written, "MEMBER of U.A.B.S" The back of this has a brass pin for use in wearing.

Belonged to the donor's father who was a member of the United Arab Blossom Society.
Dimensions W-2.25 L-8.5 inches
Collection Abdeen Jabara