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 sheer, black, crepe 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″.