Six cross-stitch memorial ribbons within a set of 11 ribbons. Of the memorial ribbons- one has "Affection" stitched in navy thread on yellow needlepoint card, one has "Rest in Heaven" and a tombstone stitched on a needlepoint card and mounted on beige ribbon, one has "Music for Thee" and a lyre on a needlepoint card, one ribbon that has "Forget me Not" stitched in blue string on a pink needlepoint card and mounted on a pale pink ribbon, one has "In memory of my brother" and a tree stitched in brown on a needlepoint card, one has a red arrow and greenery stitched onto a needlepoint card and mounted on a blue ribbon.
Varied; 5.5 x 1.5 in (13.97 x 3.81 cm) ; 8 x 2 in (20.32 x 5.08 cm) ; 4.25 x 1.75 in (10.80 x 4.45 cm) ; 9 x 2.25 in (22.86 x 5.72 cm) ; 5 x 2.5 in (12.7 x 6.35 cm) ; 5.5 x 2.5 in (13.97 x 6.35 cm)
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textiles ; insignia ; ribbons ; embroidering
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- fiber products -- textile materials ; Objects Facet -- Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name) -- Information Forms (Hierarchy Name) -- information forms (objects) -- document genres -- devices (symbols) -- insignias ; Activities Facet -- Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name) -- textile processes and techniques -- needleworking (process) -- embroidering
Communication Artifacts -- personal symbols -- status symbols -- insignia -- ribbon, insignia ; Communication Artifacts -- art -- needlework -- embroidery
communication artifacts -- insignias
Process or Technique
PROCESS needleworking -- embroidering
Fred Acree Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
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Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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