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Fragment of flag from Monmouth; revolutionary,in envelope

Fragment of flag from Monmouth; revolutionary,in envelope
Title
Fragment of flag from Monmouth; revolutionary,in envelope
Date 
1775-1865
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Fragment (flag fragment): 1 x 1 1/2 in. (2.5 x 3.8 cm)
Description 
Brown silk fragment.
Credit Line 
Gift of Elizabeth Stevens
Object Number 
1973.53
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this fragment was taken from a flag that was flying at Monmouth Courthouse in New Jersey during the Revolutionary War. The flag was supposedly one of the battle flags used by the Continental Army during the battle at the courthouse in 1780.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group