Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2121
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Silk, brass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 24.1 x 7 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
ribbon: printed in gold ink: "VETERAN/VOLUNTEER/FIREMAN'S/ASSOCIATION/HARTFORD, CONN./ORGANIZED NOV. 25,/1889"
Description: 
Rectangular green silk ribbon printed with gold ink fire engine and lettering: "VETERAN/VOLUNTEER/FIREMAN'S/ASSOCIATION/HARTFORD, CONN./ORGANIZED NOV. 25,/1889"; ribbon suspended from brass ornament stamped with design of helmet crossed by trumpets and axe on ladder; coiled gold metal tassel suspended from ornament and from bottom of ribbon.
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Creative: Tronvig Group