Lincoln Mourning Cockade. Black silk ribbon with attached black wool lace cockade, decorated with gold bullion tassels, 9" x 4". "Lincoln" has been printed on a small white piece of fabric and wrapped around the black cockade button.
1865 Abraham Lincoln memorial ribbon. The most sought-after president in terms of collectibles, Abraham Lincoln continues to captivate Americans' imaginations. This memorial ribbon—with a ferrotype of Honest Abe encased in a brass gem frame and set in a somber black silk rosette—was likely worn by one of the thousands of mourners following Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theatre in 1865.
Abraham Lincoln commemorative ribbon features a small sepia-toned photograph of the President with a beard and wearing a dark suit, bow tie, and white shirt. The image is encased in a gilt metal frame. The frame is mounted on a strip of red, white, and blue silk with embroidered white stars. A black and white silk bow is attached above the frame and a swatch of black crepe is attached below. A paper maker's label is adhered to the back and reads, "Made by S.A. Blake; 407 Broadway, New York
Arm band belonging to Mary Wilson Jasper. She and her husband, Samuel Branch Jasper, were staunch supporters of President Lincoln. Mary was heart-broken at Lincoln’s death and traveled to Springfield, Ill for his funeral. She wore the armband at his funeral and throughout an extended period of mourning, hence the white bow she added later.