Commemorative ribbon with envelope

Commemorative ribbon with envelope
Commemorative ribbon with envelope
Title
Commemorative ribbon with envelope
Date 
ca. 1845
Medium 
Silk, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 3 in. ( 21.6 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Cream silk satin ribbon imprinted in black; depicts urn on pedestal surrrounded by military attributes; insription below: "SACRED/TO THE MEMORY OF/THE VENERABLE SOLDIER,/PATRIOT & STATESMAN,/GENERAL/ANDREW JACKSON,/WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE/On Sunday, June 8th, 1845,/AGED 78 YEARS./HIS PROUDEST EPITAPH/The prosperity of his Country."
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Johnson Carpenter
Object Number 
INV.2897.1
Marks 
Inscription: envelope, recto, in graphite: "This Badge: "Sacred to the Memory of/The Venerable Soldier, Patriot & Statesman/General Andrew Jackson" Inscription: envelope, recto, in black ink: "Gift of Mrs. Johnson Carpenter/104 East 31st St./Brooklyn 26, NY/May 1950"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group