British women weren’t explicitly denied the vote until the 1830s, which prompted the suffragette movement. The movement gained traction in the 1870s and women were eventually given the vote through two laws in 1918 and 1928.
Ladies and gentlemen who campaigned for British women's suffrage often wore colorful badges to support the cause. Green, white and purple was a favorite color scheme and this cockade is modeled after an original from the early 1900s.
For more info on Suffragette Badges, CLICK HERE!
Approximately 3" across rosette. Streamers are approximately 3.5" long. Silver-plated pin back is 1" wide.
People in the past wore a cockade to tell a story about themselves. I love researching what those stories were and why people wanted to tell them. People today have stories to tell too, so that's what motivates me to keep making cockades! What's your story and how can I help you tell it better?