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Abraham Lincoln commemorative ribbon

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown
Origin Date:
Unknown
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 4 3/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0134
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Textiles

Description

Large white silk commemorative silk ribbon. Portrait in black and white at center of ribbon. Portrait is framed in an oval of shades of purple flowers. A shield with the US flag in red, white and blue is at the top of the oval floral frame. An eagle is perched on top of the shield and holds a blue ribbon in its beak that reads, "Union for Ever." in black text at the bottom of the oval floral frame is "A.Lincoln." Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum