This patriotic Democratic Donkey is draped with red and blue with a white rhinestone star on the blue portion and topped with a festive hat and clear rhinestone eye. The maker’s market “© Monet” is in block letters on the back.
The original company which started the “Monet” brand was Monocraft was founded in l927 in Providence, R.I. by Michael and Jay Chernow. It was acquired by General Mills in l968 and purchased by Crystal Brands Jewelry in l989. This pin is likely from the early l990s and that later acquisition period.
The brooch is in very good vintage condition; signs of wear include light scratches to the gold tone metal. The pin and clasp work well. This political donkey measures 1 5/8” in length and is 1.5” high.
From election day to July 4th this donkey symbol of the Democratic Party is perfect for those wanting to proclaim their affiliation. The pictures offer additional perspective on this cute red white and blue vintage donkey pin. (Please note: I have a red camera and the shadows on the pictures are from that camera; not problems with the metal).
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