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Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Campaign Ribbon

Object Number: 
z.2859.2
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 5/8 x 1 11/16 in. ( 16.8 x 4.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: upper edge of ribbon, woven in black thread: "HORANDT & SONS MANUF. BALE" Inscription: at llower right of portrait, woven in black: "S. LOTZ"
Description: 
Rectangular polychrome woven silk ribbon depicting uniformed bust-length portrait of Ulysses Grant with American eagle holding band inscribed: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"; shield with stars and striped encircled by wreath of oak and laurel with inscription beneath: "GENERAL GRANT/PRESIDENT."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group