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Object Number: 
INV.1700
Date: 
ca. 1879
Medium: 
Silk, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (mount): 10 x 2 3/4 in. (25.4 x 7 cm) Part (ribbon): 7 1/8 x 1 9/16 in. (18.1 x 4 cm)
Marks: 
Inscription: bottom edge of ribbon reverse, woven in black: "T.STEVENS, COVENTRY/ENGLAND" Inscription: upper section of paper mount, imprinted in black: "THOMAS STEVENS/COVENTRY & LONDON,/INVENTOR AND MANUFACTURER OF/PURE SILK WOVEN/BOOK MARKERS"
Description: 
Polychrome jaquard-woven silk ribbon book marker depicting logo of National Guard 7th Regiment with inscription: "SEVENTH/REGIMENT/EXPOSITION/1879."; image of eagle with stars and stripes shield beneath; polychrome silk thread tassel suspended below. Ribbon attached by two metal pins to paper mount with manufacturer's label.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group