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Ribbon fragment

Object Number: 
INV.4353.FR.1
Date: 
After 1848
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 1 7/16 in. ( 9.8 x 3.7 cm )
Description: 
Cream silk ribbon fragment printed in black; inscribed "...QUEENSTOWN!/FORT ERIE/VERA CRUZ/CERO GORDO!/Churubusco/CHAPULTEPEC/MEXICO!"; circular medallion below showing figure of soldier with American flag surrounded by border of stars.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group