R.B. Hayes Presidential Campaign Ribbon

Object Number: 
1941.432
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Silk; mylar, archival acid-free mat board
Dimensions: 
mount: 5 1/2 x 3 x 1/16 in. ( 14 x 7.6 x 0.1 cm ) Overall: 4 1/8 x 2 1/16 in. ( 10.5 x 5.2 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular multi-colored woven silk ribbon displaying bust-length portraits of R.B. Hayes and W.A. Wheeler surrounded by text: "REPUBLICAN/CANDIDATES/FOR/PRESIDENT/R.B. HAYES/OF/Ohio./FOR/VICE PRESIDENT/W.A. WHEELER/OF/New York."; across top edge of ribbon, reversed: "B.B. TILT & SON. N.Y. & PATERSON, N.J." Mounted onto rectangular piece of cream mat board with mylar taped around.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Agnes Bagley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group