Albany, NY 200th Anniversary Souvenir Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.3087
Date: 
1886
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
White silk ribbon printed in black with decorative borders at top and bottom and "1686./ 1886./ 200th Anniversary/ Souvenier./ ALBANY, N.Y./ JULY, 1886."; image of two men with shield at center flanked by wheat sheaves with ship in background.
Gallery Label: 
Although the city was founded much earlier by Dutch settlers, in 1686 the British granted Albany a founding charter as a city. This ribbon commemorates the 200th Anniversary of the charter.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group