Museum Holiday Schedule

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Wednesday, December 24, 10am-3pm and will reopen Friday, December 26, 10am-8pm. For details, please visit our calendar.

Commemorative ribbon

Commemorative ribbon
Title
Commemorative ribbon
Date 
1948
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 1/16 x 3 5/8 in. ( 23 x 9.2 cm )
Description 
Polychrome jaquard-woven silk ribbon depicting portrait of Admiral Dewey within oval medallion with laurel wreath and American flag beneath; below is American warship at sea; inscription above: "IN HONOR/of/ADMIRAL DEWEY."
Object Number 
INV.2969
Gallery Label 
Harry S. Truman, Vice-President under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was voted President in 1944 and stayed in office until 1953.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group