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This type of ribbon would have been collected from various pilgrimage destinations as a memento of the experience. The printed text on these pieces indicates that it came from Loreto, which Bargrave expressed an interest in visiting, although whether he did for certain is unknown. The first part is printed with CINTA DELLA B V CAPO DELLA B V ALTEZA DEL BAMBINO GIESV; the second part is printed with: ALTEZA DELLA B V M DI LORETO.