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Banner

Banner
Title
Banner
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Bast, velvet, silk, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 x 17 3/4 in. ( 71.1 x 45.1 cm )
Description 
Banner with a needlepoint shield and crest in the center; red cross with a red lion above on a gold shield, gold dolphin or fish crest above; illegible motto below in brown on a gold banner; green ground with a gold key pattern; brown velvet border trimmed on both edges with blue, green, brown and gold silk cord; silk fringe of the same colors along the bottom edge; all backed with a bast fiber ground; attached to a black painted wooden pole with acorn finials with the silk cord; wider silk cord of the same colors tied and draped from the pole.
Object Number 
INV.13938
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group