Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2867.1
Date: 
1841 or later
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 19.4 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Cream silk commemorative satin ribbon printed in black; depicts memorial urn on pedestal inscribed "IN MEMORY/OF/W.H.HARRISON"; weeping willow above; two American flags at either side; inscription: "IN MEMORY OF DEPARTED WORTH/GEN. WM. H. HARRISON,/Late President of the United States/Born at Berkley, Charles City Co. Va. Feb 9, 1773./DIED at Washington city, D. C. April 4, 1841,/Aged 68 Years./'Sir,--I with you to understand the true/principles of the Government. I wish them/carried out. I ask nothing more.'/[Dying words of Harrison".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group