Henry Clay, Silk Mourning Ribbon

$2,500.00

Mourning Lincoln’s “Beau Ideal of a Statesman”

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Description

A mourning ribbon for Henry Clay. Clay was Lincoln’s “Beau Ideal of a Statesman.”

The ribbon is silk and features a portrait Henry Clay. The overlay features a black chiffon rosette at top. The black chiffon flows from the rosette and overlays the entire ribbon.

Slight fraying only; very small hole at the bottom; two light fold marks at top and bottom of image; else excellent.

(Clay, Henry) Silk Mourning Ribbon.  N.p.:  circa 1852.  Approximately 8″ x 3″.