Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object ID 1927.110
Object Name Flag
Collection Flags
Credit line DHS Collection
Year Range from 1800
Year Range to 1830
Description Small, hand-sewn, cream silk parade flag with two gold metallic tassels attached to the pole end and a 1" long metallic fringe trim at the end of the fly. The center of the field has an attached paper applique on one side with green and blue foliage motifs. The edges of the flag are trimmed with gold tape trim and the wooden stick is wrapped in cream silk.
Dimensions W-6.5 L-7.5 inches
Dimension Details dimensions of flag including fringe (1" long); stick is 15" long.
Provenance According to the file, this flag had an attached tag: "Old Revolutionary flag, sold at New Orleans." Its origins are otherwise unclear.
Subjects Flags
Textiles
Search Terms Flags
Textiles
Parade Flags
Nineteenth Century
Material Silk; metallic trim; wood stick; printed paper applique