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Abraham Lincoln campaign ribbon

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0150
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Textiles

Description

Faded pink silk ribbon. All text and central image are stamped in black. Large portrait of Lincoln in suit and tie in the top half of the ribbon with the text "For President" directly above the image. The text below the portrait of Lincoln reads, "Abraham Lincoln of Illinois." A decorative bar breaks up the previously mentioned text and the text below the bar that reads, "For Vice President Hannibal Hamlin of Maine." Top and bottom edges of ribbon of ribbon are frayed. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum