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Andrew Jackson Memorial Ribbon

Andrew Jackson Memorial Ribbon
Title
Andrew Jackson Memorial Ribbon
Date 
ca. 1845
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 3 in. ( 19.7 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Cream silk satin ribbon printed in black; depicts bust-length portrait of Andrew Jackson within square black frame with concave cut-out corners; inscription: "The Union Must & shall be Preserved/ANDREW JACKSON/Born near Waxhaw Settlement South Carolina/March 15th 1767./Died at the Hermitage June the 8th 1845."
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Johnson Carpenter
Object Number 
INV.2897.2
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group