Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2877.2
Date: 
1834
Medium: 
Silk, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 3 in. ( 16.5 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Cream silk memorial ribbon printed in black; depicts bust-length portrait of Lafayette within medallion surrounded by laurel wreath at center with inscription above: "TRADESMAN./37"; mourning female figure at left; clusters of American flags at either side; above is eagle with stars and stripes shield; tablet beneath inscribed "LA FAYETTE"; inscription below: "DIED 20th MAY/1834"; image of fire department engine beneath.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group