Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Campaign Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.6706
Date: 
1868
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 1 11/16 in. ( 15.9 x 4.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: upper edge, woven in black: "HORANDT & SONS MANUF: BALE" Inscription: lower edge, woven in black: "HORANDT & SONS MANUF: BALE"
Description: 
White silk with polychrome jacquard woven design depicting portrait of Ulysses S. Grant in uniform; eagle clutching "E Pluribus Unum" banderole in talons above; stars and stripes shield with oak and laurel wreath below. Inscribed: "General Grant/President." Woven manufacturer's name at upper and lower edge. Inscribed in pencil on reverse: "474"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. William R. Britton, 1934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group