Flag: Sons of Rhode Island
Overall: 74 1/2 x 65 in. ( 189.2 x 165.1 cm )
Blue silk painted banner of the Sons of Rhode Island; red medallion in the center highlighted with gold decoration and the inscription, "The/ Sons/ of/ Rhode Island" in gold letters; above the medallion is an American bald eagle and below is a green swag with two tassels hanging from each side inscribed, "Organized May 1862"; at the bottom is a bundle of gold arrows; gold scroll border; gold silk fringe around the three fly sides; six navy blue ribbons across the top to tie to the black painted banner staff with acorn finials.
painted: in the medallion: "The/ Sons/ of/ Rhode Island"
painted: on the swag: "Organized May 1862."
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