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1834 "Lafayette" Silk Commemorative Mourning Ribbon

c. 1834, Marquis de Lafayette Commemorative Memorial Printed Silk Ribbon, Very Fine.

This Scarce Design, Silk Ribbon measures 8" x 2.5" and is printed in black upon off-white Silk. Scattered light tone. Design shows a small Bust Portrait of Lafayette upon a pedestal beneath his Memorial Urn. A Heraldic American Eagle is above, with a scroll in its beak. French and American Flags adorn the two sides of the pedestal beneath a tree which shades the entire scene. Below is the following, multi-line inscription: "Gen. Gilbert Mottier Lafayette, BORN AT AUVERGNE, SEPT. 6th 1757. DIED, MAY 20th, 1834 AGED 76 YEARS 8 MONTHS, AND 14 DAYS. FUNERAL OBSEQUIES PERFORMED TO HIS MEMORY, JULY 21, 1834. PHILADELPHIA." A very scarce design type.
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