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Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Campaign Ribbon

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Campaign Ribbon
Title
Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Campaign Ribbon
Date 
ca. 1868
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 1 1/16 in. ( 11.7 x 2.7 cm )
Description 
Silk polychrome jaquard-woven ribbon depicting portrait of General Grant within oval medallion superimposed upon image of American flag, surmounted by eagle; inscription in black above: "GENERAL GRANT/OUR/next President."
Object Number 
Z.3226
Marks 
Inscription: woven across bottom edge of ribbon: "JORDAN TSCHOPP/FABRICANT/SWITZERLAND/[illegible]".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group