SOLD! for $2,176.00.
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Abraham Lincoln mourning ribbon badge, possibly mourning badge, comprised of an albumen print depicting jugate bust portraits of Lincoln and George Washington, against an off white background surmounted by a draped American flag with a black border at the bottom; housed in acopper frame affixed to a red ribbon with fragments of blue and white ribbons. Includes a type notation reading "Badge worn for the funeral of Lincoln on April 15, 1865." and a handwritten notation reading "1864 Badge" en verso of frame. 6 1/2" L x 3" W. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: Overall good condition with light toning, scuffs, largest 1/4", to albumen print. Red ribbon with tears, largest 1/2", blue and white ribbon in fragmentary condition with pieces of scotch tape.