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Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.7000
Date: 
1897-1901
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 27.3 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse of ribbon, woven in red across edge at left: "COPYRIGHTED." Inscription: reverse of ribbon, inscribed in graphite at right: "Purchased/12/19/57"
Description: 
Silk polychrome jaquard woven ribbon (bookmark) in black, blue, red, white, and orange yellow; depicts bust-length portrait of McKinley with his signature and laurel branch beneath; above is shield with stars and stirpes surmounted by eagle and flanked by two American flags; stars and sunrays in background; beneath portrait is beaux-arts style building with inscription below: "TEMPLE OF MUSIC." Ornate tapered bottom edge with red silk thread tassel attached at end.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group