Banner: Morrisania Exempts

Banner: Morrisania Exempts
Title
Banner: Morrisania Exempts
Date 
1816-1865
Medium 
Silk, cotton, paper, paint, metal fringe
Dimensions 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 77 1/4 in. ( 62.2 x 196.2 cm )
Description 
Blue silk banner with silver painted lettering outlined with orange that reads, "MORRISANIA EXEMPTS"; yellow and oxidized metallic trim around the scalloped edges; metallic fringe along the bottom edge; scalloped blue silk overlay trimmed with metallic fringe and two metallic fringed tassels; backed with natural cotton; paper interleaving; silk red, white and blue ribbons in the two top corners.
Object Number 
INV.12324
Marks 
painted: center: "MORISSANIA EXEMPTS" typed: attatched tag: "PROTECTION ENGINE COMPANY No. 5 of MELROSE/ WASHINGTON AVENUE NEAR MARY STREET, BOROUGH OF THE [BRONX]"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group