Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.3074
Date: 
ca. 1861
Medium: 
cloth,
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 2 1/2 x in. ( 21.6 x 6.4 x 0 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular cream-colored ribbon with red "JULY 4, 1776" at top and "JULY 4, 1861" at bottom. In center, printed blue and red image of Lady Liberty leaning over a monument with the word "ELLSWORTH" on it, and the text "Defender of the Stars and Stripes!/A nation mourns thy loss./A Nation's Tears thy memory/shall bedew."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group