Albany, NY 200th Anniversary Souvenir Ribbon

Albany, NY 200th Anniversary Souvenir Ribbon
Title
Albany, NY 200th Anniversary Souvenir Ribbon
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.
Object Number 
INV.3087
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