Banner: orange/yellow

Object Number: 
1945.45
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Wool, cotton strings
Dimensions: 
Overall: 47 x 36 3/4 in. ( 119.4 x 93.3 cm )
Description: 
Hand sewn wool swallow-tailed Spanish banner, half-red and half-yellow; five cotton strings attached across the top.
Gallery Label: 
This banner was removed from a building in Manila by George Wettlaufer, a private in the Astor Battery, after the capture of the city on August 13, 1898, during the Spanish-American War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George Wettlaufer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group