American Centennial Ribbon

American Centennial Ribbon
Title
American Centennial Ribbon
Date 
1876
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 20.3 x 8.3 cm )
Description 
Brown silk ribbon woven with central shield depicting profile bust of Thomas Jefferson over Independence Hall with "1776/ 1876" and 13 red stars above; shield flanked by American flags and surmounted by eagle. Motifs woven in red, white and blue.
Object Number 
INV.2798
Gallery Label 
This ribbon commemorates the 1876 Centennial celebration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group