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Ribbon

Ribbon
Title
Ribbon
Date 
ca. 1845
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 3 in. ( 15.9 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Cream silk satin commemorative ribbon with half-length portrait of Andrew Jackson seated at writing desk with book at left; urn with weeping willow branch above; vignette with buildings amidst park beneath; inscription printed in black: "IN MEMORY OF DEPARTED WORTH./GEN. ANDREW JACKSON./Born March 15th 1767. Died June 8th 1845./in his 79th year./His fair renown shall never fade away,/Nor shall the Mention of his name decay,/Though to the Dust his mortal part we give./His Fame in Triumph o'er the Grave shall live."
Object Number 
INV.4359
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group