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Campaign ribbon

Object Number: 
Z.3400
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Silk, gilt metal, cellulosic plastic, gold metallic braid, gold metallic bullion
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. ( 21.6 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Blue silk ribbon suspended from gilt metal ornate pin-back plaque; American flag in the shape of bow sewn onto ribbon; applied below is circular button with photographic portrait of Morton and facsimile of his signature; inscription printed in gold on ribbon: "1896/FOR PRESIDENT/LEVI P. MORTON/NEW YORK/ST. LOUIS, MO./JUNE 16TH"; bottom of ribbon decorated with gold metallic edging with gold metallic bullion fringe.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group