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Y.M.D.C. Ribbon

Y.M.D.C. Ribbon
Title
Y.M.D.C. Ribbon
Date 
1870
Medium 
Silk, silver thread trimming; mylar, archival acid-free mat board
Dimensions 
mount: 6 3/8 x 2 x 1/16 in. ( 16.2 x 5.1 x 0.2 cm ) Overall: 5 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 13 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Rectangular woven red ribbon with piece of tarnished silver thread trimming attached across top; embossed in gold: "Y.M.D.C./Organized 1870/CAMPAIGN"; ornate vignette of eagle beneath. Mounted on rectangular piece of cream mat board with sheet of mylar taped around.
Object Number 
INV.2268
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group