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Campaign ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.4095
Date: 
ca. 1885
Medium: 
Silk satin, hand embroidered
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 21 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Olive green soil ribbon hand embroidered in purple, blue and cream silk threads; inscribed: [in script] "Cleveland/ +/Hendricks/1885"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group