Commemorative ribbon

Commemorative ribbon
Commemorative ribbon
Title
Commemorative ribbon
Date 
1863
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 34 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Polychrome jaquard woven silk ribbon (bookmark) with bottom edge folded to a point with red silk thread tassel suspended below; depicting Abraham Lincoln in a floral cartouche surmounted by an eagle holding stars and stripes shield in talons with rippling flag with banner "E Pluribus Unum." above. Cartouche above scroll inscribed in black: "EMANCIPATION PROC[LAMATION]/ABRAHAM LINCOLN"; below inscription in red and blue: "WITH MALICE TOWARD NONE,/WITH CHARITY FOR ALL, WITH/FIRMNESS IN THE RIGHT, LET/US FINISH THE WORK WE ARE IN, TO/BIND UP THE NATION'S WOUNDS,/TO CARE FOR HIM WHO SHALL HAVE/BORNE THE BATTLE, AND FOR HIS/WIDOW AND HIS ORPHANS; TO DO/ALL WHICH MAY ACHIEVE AND/CHERISH A JUST AND LASTING/PEACE AMONG OURSELVES/AND WITH ALL/NATIONS."
Object Number 
INV.4580
Marks 
Inscription: ribbon reverse, top edge, woven in black: "WARNER MFG. CO. PATERSON. N.J."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group