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"The Late Lamented President Lincoln"

Object Number: 
INV.4581
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 2 1/8 x in. ( 23.5 x 5.4 x 0 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular cream-colored ribbon woven silk ribbon with pointed end. Central image of an eagle holding a scroll reading "E PLURIBUS UNUM" above a framed portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Above the portrait reads "ASSASSINATED AT WASHINGTON/14 APRIL 1865/I HAVE SAID NOTHING BUT WHAT I AM/WILLING TO LIVE BY, AND IF IT BE THE/PLEASURE OF ALMIGHTY GOD, T O DIE BY./(A LINCOLN)". Below the portrait, above two American flags, "THE LATE/Lamented/President/Lincoln"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group