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Convention ribbon

Convention ribbon
Title
Convention ribbon
Date 
1892
Medium 
Silk, cellulosic plastic, gilt metallic bullion
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 x 2 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 6.4 cm )
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.
Object Number 
INV.7196
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."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group