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Object Name Ribbon, Commemorative
Catalog Number TBMR-126.30
Date 1896
Description The commemorative ribbon is a length of red silk with gold markings. "1796" is printed in large figures at the top of the ribbon. "1896" is printed in large figures at the bottom of the ribbon. "Tennessee / Centennial" is printed in gold in a diagonal in the middle section of the ribbon. Both ends of the ribbon show evidence of fraying.
Owned Mrs. Thomas Newbill
Provenance Mrs. Thomas Newbill owned this ribbon commemorating Tennessee's statehood centennial (1796 - 1896).
People Newbill, Myrtle Hancock [Mrs. Thomas M.]
Hancock, Myrtle