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Ribbon

Object Number: 
2002.74.158
Date: 
ca. 1962-1982
Medium: 
Fabric
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 2 in. ( 12.1 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular ribbon: "FREE NELSON MANDELA!/African National Congress"; black and silver.
Gallery Label: 
Nelson R. Mandela was wrongly imprisoned in South Africa from 1962-1990 for publicly advocating the dissolution of the South African government's racist regime. After his release, he became its first post-apartheid president.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group