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battle flag

Object Number: 
INV.8018
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).
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