Spanish Navy Cap Ribbons

By Patrick McSherry

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This is a cap band from the Spanish flagship at the Battle of Manila Bay, the REINA CRISTINA. The hat band is 1 1/4" high, with letters 3/4" high. The length is 33 1/2" with a swallowtail cut at the ends.  The letters are painted, not woven.

This is a close-up view of one of the painted letters.

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