Authentic replica of the original document housed in the National Archives. On September 25, 1789, Congress proposed 12 articles of amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Ten of the original 12 articles were ratified and became the first 10 amendments. They have since been known as the Bill of Rights. Reproduced on antiqued parchment paper that looks and feels old. Shipped rolled with red, white and blue ribbon, the document size is 14 x 16 inches.