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Usher ribbon

2006.44.2728 (RS96899)

Description

Blue satin ribbon with gold embossed writing and a dove tailed end. At the top is a gold colored plate that has decorative scrollwork and a white paper with a black stamp on it. There are a few black stains that are tear drop shaped. The writing on the ribbon is fading slightly. The edge of the ribbon is fraying. On the back is a sticker label that states where the ribbon came from.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"UNITY / HOUSE" (Gold, faded writing)
"USHER" (On white paper)
"Boston Badge co. / 338 Washington St. / Boston, Mass. / ALLIED PRINTING / TRADES COUNCIL/ BOSTON / 26" (Black writing on aged white sticker)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
satin
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
commemoratives
Ribbon, Commemorative
satin
Dimensions
1 3/5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2728
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
194463

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