1. Curated Grouping:
  2. The 1860 Election

Lincoln and Hamlin campaign ribbon

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown place made
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0183
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Textiles

Description

Cream cloth ribbon stamped with black text and an image. "Seneca Falls" is printed in fancy text directly below the top edge of the ribbon. A close-up image of a human eye is below that text with "WIDE AWAKES" around the image. The lower half of the text reads, "LINCOLN & HAMLIN!" Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum