1. Curated Grouping:
  2. The 1860 Election

Lincoln and Hamlin campaign ribbon

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown place made
Origin Date:
1860-1864
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 2 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0182
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

Light blue silk ribbon with navy-blue stamped text and images. The text near the top edge of the ribbon reads, "Republican Candidates." Directly below is an image of the U.S. flag with a sash that reads "Lincoln & Hamlin." An image of Lincoln in a suit and tie is stamped below the U.S. flag. More text is found near the bottom edge of the ribbon that reads, "For President: Abram Lincoln. For Vice-President: Hannibal Hamlin." Both top and bottom edges are frayed. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum