Lovely Collection of Six Commemorative Silk Ribbons
Late 1800’s Group of Six (6) Printed Decorative Commemorative Silk Ribbons, All Very Fine or better.
This group of (6) silk ribbons were all produced in the late 1800’s for various events. The Collection of Six Silk Ribbons include:
1. October 1889-Dated, 2.75” x 8.75”, GAR Commemorative Silk Ribbon with a central image of George Washington, text above and below reads; “Pilgrimage Washington Commandery No. 1 K.T. Hartford, Conn. 24th Triennial Conclave of the Grand Encampment U.S.A. Washington, D.C. Oct. 1889”
2. c. 1884, 2.5” x 4.5”, image of Presidential Candidate Grover Cleveland above crossed American flags, shield and American eagle.
3. September 15, 1887-Dated, 2.75” x 7.5”, Central image of 2 hands shaking over the Constitution on field of stars with axe, flags and cannon, text above and below reads; “Centennial Celebration of U.S.A. Phila. Sept. 15.-17. 1787. 1887.” golden tassels at bottom, with original pin.
4. 1876-Dated, 3.5” x 6”, Central image of Women’s Pavilion with people strolling, text reads; “Werner Itschner & Co Phila. W. Ecklin. DES. Womens Pavilion International Exhibition 1876”.
5. c. 1895, 2.5” x 8”, its Original metal Pin at top, with stars, rays and American flags under banner that reads,”God Our Country and Our Order”, below “Washington Camp / No. 243, Pa. / P.O.S. of A.” (Patriotic Order Sons of America), an image of Washington imposed on a shield and 5 pointed star surrounded by a wreath, “Philad’a” below and tassels at bottom.
6. c. 1876 Centennial Era, 3” x 6.25”, red, white and blue, framed image of Washington kneeling in a wooded area mounted on rosette, original pin.
Please view this highly useful collector lot online for all images. Ex: Russ & Jane Sears Collection. (6 ribbons).