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American Centennial Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2798
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.
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