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Bookmarks (qty. 3)

Bookmarks (qty. 3)
Title
Bookmarks (qty. 3)
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Silk, paper
Dimensions 
overall a: 12 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 31.8 x 5.4 cm ) overall b: 1 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. ( 4.1 x 25.1 cm ) overall c: 11 1/4 x
Description 
Three silk ribbon bookmarks with perforated paper embroidery in various colors of silk floss, applied to ribbon with stitching; "a" is on white silk ribbon with a picture of a chapel and a religious motto; "b" is horizontally oriented on yellow ribbon and has a patriotic motto with a decorative border; "c" is on yellow ribbon and shows a cross and Bible with monogram and straight pink border.
Object Number 
INV.1684a-c
Marks 
embroidered: across bottom, "a": "The Lord is is (sic) in his / holy temple" embroidered: center, "b": America is / the Land For me." embroidered: top, "c": "J M S"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group