White silk ribbon printed in red and blue ink with eagle and shield motif derived from the Great Seal of the United States, and the American flag crowned with a red Phrygian cap, a symbol of freedom and the pursuit of liberty. Above the pictorial motif are the words: 1776. / JULY 4th / 1865.; below are the words: VICTORY! / LIBERTY! / PEACE!

Independence Day Ribbon

Unknown maker, United States

1865

  • Titles Independence Day Ribbon (Descriptive)
  • Medium printed silk
  • Credit Line Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Gift of Dr. Graham C. Boettcher, AFI.113.2007
  • Object Name ribbon
  • Classification Recreational Artifacts