Ribbon

Object Number: 
2002.70.62
Date: 
1962-1990
Medium: 
Ribbon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 2 in. ( 12.1 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Ribbon: "FREE/NELSON/MANDELA!/African National Congress"; black and gold.
Gallery Label: 
This ribbon advocated the release of Nelson Mandela, an activist and humanitarian who led the fight against apartheid and other forms of racial oppression in South Africa. It is part of a protest in favor of the unbanning of the African National Congress and other people's organizations, the dismantling of apartheid and the establishment of a free democratic State.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Beatrice J. Siegel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group