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Commemorative ribbon badge

Unknown1953

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Ribbon of fine white ribbed silk with head and shoulders of Queen Elizabeth finely brocaded in purple silk with inscription below: "H. M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1953 This tassel is made of Lullingstone Silk which will be used in Coronation Robes." Lower end folded to form point, from which hangs a purple silk tassel. This ribbon commemorates Elizabeth's Coronation.

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Details

  • Title: Commemorative ribbon badge
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1953
  • Dimensions: Ribbon: 10 x 5.8 cm (3 15/16 x 2 5/16 in.)Tassel: 3.8 cm
  • Type: Commemorative ribbon badge
  • Rights: Gift of Jean E. Mailey
  • Medium: Medium: silk Technique: plain weave with supplementary weft

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