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7th Regiment Reception Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.1597
Date: 
ca. 1866
Medium: 
silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 2 1/2 x in. ( 16.5 x 6.4 x 0 cm )
Description: 
White rectangular ribbon with thin strip of metallic ribbon at top border, folded at bottom and with gold-colored ornaments hanging from bottom point. Ribbon embossed with an oval of gold stars outside of a liberty cap and a crest containing the text "7TH REGT RECEPTION," an eagle holding a scroll, a smaller crest that reads "7TH/NG" and a laurel wreath. Below the large crest is printed "JAN 31ST 1866/Guest." Hanging gold ornaments are shaped like a circle, an oval and a star.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group