Centennial ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2971
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 10.2 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Red, white, blue and black shield-shaped ribbon with central image of George Washington over American flag; woven in white silk thread "1776/ Centennial" and in black at bottom, "1876"; yellow tassle at bottom.
Gallery Label: 
This ribbon commemorates the 1876 Centennial celebration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group