Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.7432h
Date: 
1941-1945
Medium: 
Silk, plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 1/8 in. ( 1 x 10.5 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Three striped silk bars affixed to front of plastic strip with metal pin on back; one bar is yellow with blue/red stripes; one is white with purple stripe; other with red, black, and blue stripes.
Gallery Label: 
This ribbon was awarded to an American army officer for service during World War II. The purple bar is the British military cross, and the yellow bar indicates service during the many emergency periods between 1939-1945.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group