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Commemorative ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2852
Date: 
ca. 1904
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 2 7/8 in. ( 17.8 x 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: at lower left beneath image, woven in black: "JOHNSON, COWDIN & Co./NEW YORK" Inscription: at lower right beneath image, woven in black: "MILLS: PATERSON, N.J./& PHOENIXVILLE, PA."
Description: 
White and black jaquard-woven silk ribbon with portrait of George Washington within oval medallion at center; beneath are crossed laurel branches and scrolling band inscribed: "St. LOUIS UNIVERSAL EXPOSITION"; inscription above: "THE FATHER OF OUR COUNTRY".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group