This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2023

  • You found it!

Commemorative Ribbon, Landing of Columbus Oct 12th 1492

This is a Commemorative ribbon. It was possibly by Thomas Stevens. It is dated ca. 1876 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain compound cloth with supplementary weft. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Henry Cole Quinby. It is credited Given by Mrs. Henry Cole Quinby.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (a): 15 x 6.5 cm (5 7/8 x 2 9/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 2.7 x 6.5 cm (1 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Commemorative Ribbon, Landing of Columbus Oct 12th 1492; Possibly by Thomas Stevens (English, 1828–1888); England; silk; Warp x Weft (a): 15 x 6.5 cm (5 7/8 x 2 9/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 2.7 x 6.5 cm (1 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.); Given by Mrs. Henry Cole Quinby; 1938-53-1-a,b

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18346377/ |title=Commemorative Ribbon, Landing of Columbus Oct 12th 1492 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=4 February 2023 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>