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Multicolored Ribbon

Description

Multicolored cotton ribbon, with a floral pattern reminiscent of a watercolor. The pattern consists of pink, red, yellow, and purple flowers, with green leaves, on a teal background. The ribbon was owned by Lucy Maria Tappan.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. middle 19th century
Inscriptions
"This ribbon belonged / to Lucy Maria Bowen" (handwritten)
Material
cotton (textile)
ribbon (material)
Object type
Adornment
Places
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Ribbon
ribbon (material)
Dimensions
1 1/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.29.28
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
247080

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