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Object ID 2010.051
Object Name Ribbon
Collection Commemoratives/Souvenirs
Credit line DHS Collection
Date circa 1865
Description Rosette-type mourning ribbon made from very fine black gauze and three 3/8" wide strips of ribbon (one red, one white, and one blue) that are gathered at the center at a daguerreotype of Abraham Lincoln encased in a copper frame. The daguerreotype is an oval bust portrait of Lincoln looking right set into a rectangular copper frame with a hammered floral border.
Dimensions W-3 L-9 inches
Subjects Presidents
Ribbons
Souvenirs
Assassinations
Search Terms Mourning Ribbons
Abraham Lincoln
Souvenirs
Civil War
Assassination
Nineteenth Century
Room Servant's Room
Material Thin gauze, silk; copper; paper
Event Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln