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“Welcome Lafayette” 32 Inch Long Printed Silk White Sash Actually Worn at Lafayette’s Newburyport, MA. Tour Visit

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c. 1824 Marquis de Lafayette's Tour of America, Fantastic, Exceedingly Rare & Important Silk “Welcome Lafayette” Badge/Sash, identified to Newburyport, Massachusetts, Choice Extremely Fine.

An fantastic original large Black Printed White Silk Ribbon Sash, measuring 32" long x 1” wide, with printed central image of Lafayette and the caption above reading, "Welcome Lafayette" in the center. Accompanied by a more modern identification note reading, "Welcome Lafayette Badge - worn by Sarissa Kimball at the time of Lafayette's visit to Newburyport in 1824." A few trivial small holes and abrasions, but remarkably well-preserved for such a fragile item. The first such 32 inch long sash tribute to the Marquis de Lafayette we have seen.
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