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Fine Jewelry2756 of 3566WW2 Souvenir ring from CBI theaterwooden jewlery box very ornate with inlay
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Posted 3 years ago

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dodieM57
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Hi to everyone, I have another piece that is a mystery to me.
It looks like some kind of ribbon would go under the bar, but then how would it hang. Any ideas ???? Thanks, Dodie

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  1. heartsandleaves, 3 years ago
    You are correct that a piece of ribbon, usually black grosgrain, would have been threaded and looped through the bar on the slide. It would have had a decorative gold clip at the top for attaching to a garment. Search "mourning ribbon" for a complete piece.
  2. dodieM57 dodieM57, 3 years ago
    Thanks for the information, I looked at mourning ribbons online.
  3. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    At early times such an (often) velvet ribbon had no closure at all but was knotted in the neck.

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