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Mourning ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.1708
Date: 
ca. 1861
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 11.7 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Cream silk satin ribbon printed in black; depicts half-length portrait of young male in military uniform; inscription beneath: "Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth./FIRE ZOUAVES,/Assassinated May 24th."; all within double line border.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group