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Campaign ribbon

Campaign ribbon
Title
Campaign ribbon
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
overall: 7 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.
Description 
Cream silk satin ribbon printed in black; central image of Henry Clay standng holding gesuring to right, building in background; eagle with crossed flags and banderole inscribed "CLAY &/FRELINGHUYSEN" above; inscribed: "THE WORKING MAN - He is to Society/what the main-mast is to the ship"
Object Number 
INV.6634.3
Marks 
Inscription: "CLAY &/FRELINGHUYSEN" Inscription: "THE WORKING MAN - He is to Society/what the main-mast is to the ship"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group