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Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.4135
Date: 
ca. 1905
Medium: 
metal,textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 x in. ( 8.9 x 3.8 x 0 cm )
Description: 
Red ribbon with folded bottom edge between a metal pin-back at top and a circular metal "coin" at bottom. Pin-back at top embossed with central "GAR" logo and "DEPT. POTOMAC" accross it. Ribbon printed with bronze text: "DELEGATE/1905". "Coin" attached to bottom of ribbon engaved with image of Washington D.C., Lady Liberty and an eagle, surrounded by the text "DEPARTMENT OF THE POTOMAC G. A. R./WASHINGTON/D.C." Back of coin engraved with central circular image of three men surrounded by the text "GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC/1861-VETERAN-1866" and a wreath of leaves.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group