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Whig Celebration Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2851
Date: 
1837
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 2 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: above bottom edge, printed in black: "Edward P. Whaites No2 Courtland St."
Description: 
Cream silk satin ribbon printed in black; depicts portrait of George Washington in rectangular frame; with inscription: "WHIG CELEBRATION,/November 22d./1837/Glorious Triumph/of/JUST PRINCIPLES/THE SPIRIT OF/76/REVIVED IN 1837."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group