William H. Harrison Memorial Cushion

William H. Harrison Memorial Cushion
Title
William H. Harrison Memorial Cushion
Date 
1841
Medium 
Silk, organic matter
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 9/16 in. ( 10.8 x 7 x 1.4 cm )
Description 
Rectangular cream silk satin cushion printed in black; obverse depicts engraved shoulder-length portrait of Harrison within imitation picture frame; inscription above: "IN MEMORY/OF"; reverse contains inscription: "PRESIDENT/WM. H. HARRISON,/WHO DEPARTED/THIS LIFE,/APRIL 4, 1841,/AGED 68,/Deeply lamented/by 16 Millions of/people"; all within thick black line border.
Credit Line 
Gift of Rear Admiral Reginald Rowan Belknap
Object Number 
INV.4289.2
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group