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Daniel Webster Memorial Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.4289.1
Date: 
1852
Medium: 
Silk, wool, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 29.5 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: business card, printed in black: "Rear Admiral/Reginald Rowan Belknap/United States Navy, Retired/5, Chelsea Square"
Description: 
Cream silk satin ribbon with attached wool needlepoint embroidery on piece of perforated paper; depicts tombstone surrounded by trees; with inscription: "In/Memory/OF/Hon Daniel Webster/Obt. Oct. 24th 1852/Aged 71 yrs".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rear Admiral Reginald Rowan Belknap
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group