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Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Campaign Ribbon

Object Number: 
474
Date: 
ca. 1868
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 1 11/16 in. ( 15.6 x 4.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: lower right of design, woven in black: "S. LOTZ" Inscription: across bottom edge, woven in black: "HORANDT & SONS MANUF: BALE"
Description: 
Polychrome jaquard-woven silk ribbon; depicts bust-length portrait of Ulysses S. Grant with eagle holding arrows and scroll in its talons, inscription: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"; beneath is stars and stripes shield encircled by oak and laurel wreath and inscription below: "GENERAL GRANT/PRESIDENT".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group