Y. M. D. C. House Ribbon
ca. 1870 or later
Silk, paper, metallic braid
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 9/16 x 1 in. ( 13.3 x 4 x 2.5 cm )
Inscription: label at ribbon reverse, imprinted in black: "MADE BY/P. HENRY BREEN,/BADGES & ROSETTES/220 Grand Street,/Near Elizabeth, N.Y."
Blue silk satin ribbon with image of eagle and inscription imprinted in gold: "Y.M.D.C./Organized 1870/HOUSE"; metallic braid edging across bottom; black silk ribbon loop for hanging at top center of reverse; paper label with manufacturer's name sewn to upper section of ribbon reverse.
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