Flag: red/white w/confederate field fringe

Object Number: 
1935.80
Date: 
1860-1900
Medium: 
Silk, gold foil paper
Dimensions: 
flag: 3 3/4 x 5 in. ( 9.5 x 12.7 cm ) flagstaff: 9 3/8 x 1/8 in. ( 23.8 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Miniature silk Confederate flag with the Cross of St. Andrew's in the canton with gold foil stars and gold foil outlines; white field with a red stripe vertically down the fly end; gold foil fringe trim; wooden flagstaff wrapped with gold foil paper; gold fringe tassels hang from the finial.
Gallery Label: 
This miniature Confederate flag was given with a poem, "An Unreclaimed Rebel--'Answer to the 'Conquered Banner'," by Sir Henry de Houghton.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Rocellus S. Guernsey and her daughter Miss Eva L. Guernsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group