Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2562
Date: 
1828
Medium: 
Silk, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 2 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse of ribbon, paper mount, inscribed in black ink: "James M. McAllister"
Description: 
Cream silk satin commemorative ribbon printed in black; depicts bust-length portrait of Dewitt Clinton within oval medallion surrounded by laurel wreath, at center; inscription beneath: "Sacred to the Memory of/DE WITT CLINTON/Obet: Feby. 11th 1828/AE 58 Yrs. 11 Mos./WE mourn his loss/AFTER ages will tell his worth"; all within black line border.
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Creative: Tronvig Group