battle flag

battle flag
Title
battle flag
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Satin, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 25 x 14 1/2 in. ( 63.5 x 36.8 cm )
Description 
Satin hand-sewn U.S. flag with black paper stars glued to the canton (appears that they were once in two circles).
Object Number 
INV.8018
Gallery Label 
It is believed that this flag was carried during the War of 1812.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group