Abraham Lincoln mourning ribbon

Title:
Abraham Lincoln mourning ribbon
Date: 
1865
Bibliography: 
Holzer, Harold, ed. "Lincoln and New York." New York: The New-York Historical Society and London: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd., 2009.
Medium: 
Silk, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (11.4 x 2.9 cm)
Description: 
Black silk mourning ribbon printed "IN MEMORY OF A. Lincoln, ASSASSINATED APRIL 14, 1865. May his soul rest in PEACE." Albumen photograph portrait of Lincoln in stamped brass frame clamped around center of ribbon.
Object Number: 
INV.5478
Gallery Label: 

"Homefront and Battlefield: Quilts and Context in the Civil War," New-York Historical Society, April 4-August 24, 2014.

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