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Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.6711
Date: 
1844
Medium: 
silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 22.5 x 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: "17th Ward." Inscription: " 'Faithful to the Faithful.' " Inscription: " 'How sweet are the labors that Freemen endure, /Of which they enjoy all the profits secure!/ All ages and nations shall speak with applause/ Of the courage we show in
Description: 
Cream silk satin ribbon printed in black. Image of Henry Clay standing surrounded by man with flag and worker. Inscribed: "17th Ward." ; " 'Faithful to the Faithful.' " ; " 'How sweet are the labors that Freemen endure, /Of which they enjoy all the profits secure!/ All ages and nations shall speak with applause/ Of the courage we show in support of our cause!' " ; " 'A Protective Tariff.' " ; "GRAND/Mass Convention of the Democratic/CLAY CLUBS,/New-York, Oct. 30, 1844."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group