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Political ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.3161
Date: 
ca. 1861
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 4 7/8 in. ( 25.4 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: at lower left of image: "S.Chevre/1861." Inscription: at lower right of image: "Isaac Dreyfus/Lans. Basle"
Description: 
Polychrome silk jacquard-woven banner with depicting shoulder-length portrait of Abraham Lincoln surrounded by floral wreath with eagle holding stars and stripes shield in its talons and banderole inscribed "UNION FOR EVER" in its beak; inscription below: "A.Lincoln./President."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group