Flag fragment from the warship "Arkansas"

Flag fragment from the warship "Arkansas"
Title
Flag fragment from the warship "Arkansas"
Date 
1860-1865
Medium 
Wool
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 9.2 x 5.7 cm )
Description 
Rectangular fragment of white wool from flag flown by the Confederate ship "Arkansas," captured by Admiral David Farragut during the Civil War.
Credit Line 
Gift of John Neafild, 1922
Object Number 
INV.12234
Marks 
ink inscription: on envelope accompanying fragment: "Piece of the flag of/the Rebel ram Arkansas/captured by Admiral/Farragut in the war/of the Rebellion/No. 10" pencil inscription: on envelope accompanying fragment: "Presented by/John Neafild (?)/May 12, 1922"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group