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Ribbon

Ribbon
Ribbon
Title
Ribbon
Date 
1850-1870
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 3/8 x 2 3/16 in. ( 21.3 x 5.6 cm )
Description 
Polychrome jaquard-woven silk ribbon with anchor at top and floral vignette below; inscription: "HOPE -- THE/OF THE SOUL/The Lord/bless thee,/and keep thee:/The Lord/Make his face to/shine upon thee,/And be gracious/unto thee;/The Lord/Lift up his/Countenance/upon thee,/And give thee/Peace./NUM.CHAP VI.VER 24 - 25 - 26".
Object Number 
INV.4651.2
Marks 
Inscription: woven at bottom of ribbon, in gold: "T. STEVENS/COVENTRY"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group