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Y.M.D.C. Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2268
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group