Convention ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.7196
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Silk, cellulosic plastic, gilt metallic bullion
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 2 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: abel at back of ribbon, imprinted in blue: "E .C. VOLGER,/Buffalo, N.Y./AGENT FOR/The Whitehead & Hoag Co.,/MAKERS OF RIBBONS AND BADGES/NEWARK, N.J."
Description: 
White woven silk ribbon with image of buffalo with date "1892" and inscription "FIFTH ANNUAL/CONVENTION/OF THE/NATIONAL/REPUBLICAN LEAGUE/BUFFALO,/N. Y./SEPTEMBER 15./DELEGATE"; American flag in the shape of bow couched to ribbon by piece of gilt metallic bullion; beneath is piece of cellulose plastic with printed portrait of Benjamin Harrison sewn onto ribbon at four corners.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group