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Christopher Columbus scene

Classification: 
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Silk, cotton, linen
Dimensions: 
image: 18 1/4 x 27 in. ( 46.4 x 68.6 cm ) Overall: 21 1/4 x 31 7/8 in. ( 54 x 81 cm )
Description: 
Silk satin-stitch embroidery in golds, greens, brown and red on cotton linen backing depicting the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the new world; image includes Columbus at center, kneeling with flag, flanked on left by men holding banner with image of Christ on the cross and priest at right; ships in background and natives in landscaped foreground; embroidered in lower left corner "A.L.F."; embroidered in lower right corner "Frank de Caro"; embroided panel sewn to cotton linen backing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Frank de Caro
Object Number: 
2005.3.2
Marks: 
embroidered at lower left: "A.L.F." embroidered at lower right: "Frank de Caro"
Gallery Label: 
This embroidered panel was likely made for or by Frank DeCaro, an Italian immigrant of New York who owned a successful tailoring establishment from 1890 to his death in 1955. The panel may have been produced by one of DeCaro's own workers, and probably hung in his Brooklyn home. DeCaro was an active member of the Italian-American community, a founding member of the Christopher Columbus Society and the Fraterna Society as well as an advocator for establishing Columbus Day as a holiday.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
58995
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

"Lincoln"

Classification: 
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 14 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Black and white jaquard-woven silk satin ribbon depicting bust-length portrait of Lincoln within central oval medallion surrounded by laurel and oak wreath; inscription below, in Gothic script: "Lincoln".
Object Number: 
INV.2896.2
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
58986
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ribbon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1855
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 21.9 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Blue silk satin ribbon with scalloped edges; bears inscription imprinted in black: "COMPLIMENTARY/BADGE,/ADMITTING THE HOLDER/TO THE/Sixth Annual Fair/OF THE/NEW HAMPSHIRE/State/AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY,/AT THE/City of Manchester,/SEPTEMBER/12th, 13th & 14th,/1855./NATH'L B. BAKER, President./JAMES O. ADAMS, Secretary./FRED'K SMYTH, Treasurer."
Object Number: 
INV.2953
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
58973
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ribbon

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 2 5/16 in. ( 27.3 x 5.9 cm )
Description: 
Light pink silk satin ribbon imprinted in black; depicts stack of wheat and grape vine; inscription: "DELAWARE COUNTY SOCIETY/FOR THE PROMOTION OF/AGRICULTURE,/HORTICULTURE,/MANUFACTURES,/AND THE/MECHANIC AND HOUSEHOLD ARTS."
Object Number: 
INV.3080
Marks: 
Inscription: top section of ribbon reverse, inscribed in graphite: "MABBOTT/MAY 1942"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
58972
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Christopher Columbus portrait

Classification: 
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Paint, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 3/4 x 28 7/8 in. ( 75.6 x 73.3 cm )
Description: 
Bust-length portrait of Christopher Columbus on white silk satin ground with face painted in fleshtones and silk satin appliqued hair, hat and costume; overall embroidery detail of silk floss. Inscribed in pencil on reverse "Colombo ricamato" (embroidered Columbus).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Frank de Caro
Object Number: 
2005.3.1
Marks: 
written in pencil on back: "Colombo ricamato" (embroidered Columbus).
Gallery Label: 
This embroidered panel was likely made for Frank DeCaro, an Italian immigrant of New York who owned a successful tailoring establishment from 1890 to his death in 1955. The panel may have been produced by one of DeCaro's own workers, and probably hung in his Brooklyn home. DeCaro was an active member of the Italian-American community, a founding member of the Christopher Columbus Society and the Fraterna Society as well as an advocator for establishing Columbus Day as a holiday.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
58971
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Commemorative ribbon

Classification: 
Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 34 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Polychrome jaquard woven silk ribbon (bookmark) with bottom edge folded to a point with red silk thread tassel suspended below; depicting Abraham Lincoln in a floral cartouche surmounted by an eagle holding stars and stripes shield in talons with rippling flag with banner "E Pluribus Unum." above. Cartouche above scroll inscribed in black: "EMANCIPATION PROC[LAMATION]/ABRAHAM LINCOLN"; below inscription in red and blue: "WITH MALICE TOWARD NONE,/WITH CHARITY FOR ALL, WITH/FIRMNESS IN THE RIGHT, LET/US FINISH THE WORK WE ARE IN, TO/BIND UP THE NATION'S WOUNDS,/TO CARE FOR HIM WHO SHALL HAVE/BORNE THE BATTLE, AND FOR HIS/WIDOW AND HIS ORPHANS; TO DO/ALL WHICH MAY ACHIEVE AND/CHERISH A JUST AND LASTING/PEACE AMONG OURSELVES/AND WITH ALL/NATIONS."
Object Number: 
INV.4580
Marks: 
Inscription: ribbon reverse, top edge, woven in black: "WARNER MFG. CO. PATERSON. N.J."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1863
eMuseum Object ID: 
58867
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

"A Nation's Loss"

Classification: 
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 14.9 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Cream silk satin ribbon printed in black; depicts portrait of Lincoln within oval medallion flanked by six American flags; eagle holding serpent and laurel branch beneath; winged figure of Fame on either side of medallion; figure of Liberty at center; inscription: "A Nation's Loss/DIED APRIL 15, 1865."; all within printed black frame.
Object Number: 
INV.8317
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
58865
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lieutenant General U.S. Grant Ribbon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1868
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 2 1/16 in. ( 20.3 x 5.2 cm )
Description: 
Polychrome jaquard woven silk ribbon with oval-shaped portrait of Ulysses S. Grant within floral wreath; eagle with stars and stripes shield, laurel branches, and scroll inscribed: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" above; inscription intertwined with vines of ivy beneath: "LIEUTENANT/GENERAL/U.S.GRANT"; two crossed American flags at bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Messenger Peirsel
Object Number: 
1940.103
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1868
eMuseum Object ID: 
58840
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ribbon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1932
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 25.7 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Yellow silk satin ribbon printed in black; contains inscription "Oregon Pioneer/Association/60TH ANNUAL REUNION/IN CITY AUDITORIUM/Thursday, June 16/1932/WOMAN'S/AUXILIARY/AIDE" in upper section; bust-length male portrait below followed by inscription "STEPHEN FOWLER CHADWICK/FIRST STATE GOVERNOR OF OREGON;/BORN, CONNECTICUT, DEC. 25, 1825;/STUDIED LAW; ADMITTED TO BAR,/NEW YORK, 1850; TO OREGON, VIA/ISTHMUS, 1851; SETTLED IN UMP-/QUAH VALLEY; FIRST JUDGE IN WHAT/IS NOW DOUGLAS COUNTY; FIRST/POSTMASTER IN SCOTTSBURG; MAR-/RIED JANE ANN SMITH, 1856; MEMBER/CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION, AUG./-SEPT. 1857; PRESIDENTIAL ELECTOR,/1864, 1868; SECRETARY OF STATE, 1870/- 1877; BY RESIGNATION OF GOVERNOR/L. F. GROVER. PROMINENT IN FREE-/MASONRY; SECRETARY OF GRAND/LODGE OF OREGON MANY YEARS;/DIED IN SALEM, JANUARY 15, 1895"; seal of Oregon with inscription below: "NON TRANSFERABLE".
Object Number: 
Z.3419
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1932
eMuseum Object ID: 
58810
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Campaign Ribbon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1868
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 1 11/16 in. ( 15.6 x 4.3 cm )
Description: 
Polychrome jaquard-woven silk ribbon; depicts bust-length portrait of Ulysses S. Grant with eagle holding arrows and scroll in its talons, inscription: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"; beneath is stars and stripes shield encircled by oak and laurel wreath and inscription below: "GENERAL GRANT/PRESIDENT".
Object Number: 
474
Marks: 
Inscription: lower right of design, woven in black: "S. LOTZ" Inscription: across bottom edge, woven in black: "HORANDT & SONS MANUF: BALE"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1868
eMuseum Object ID: 
58806
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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