Rare William Henry Harrison Lady's Coin Purse, 1840
Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841). President of the United States (March 4, 1840-April 4, 1841). 3 x 3.5 in. pink silk purse.
Pink, double-sided William Henry Harrison political ribbon likely created as or hand-sewn into a lady's coin purse. Features a bust of the president with bold lettering, Harrison and Our Countrys Welfare. A frequent change of Rulers. On the reverse, a printed scene of his log cabin with the continued message, Is the soul of Republicanism. Keep the Ball Moving.
Excellent condition with bold colors and dark portraits; two minor cases of soiling on the verso and recto.