Framed fragment of flag flown during inauguaration of George Washington

Framed fragment of flag flown during inauguaration of George Washington
Title
Framed fragment of flag flown during inauguaration of George Washington
Date 
1789
Medium 
Silk, paint
Dimensions 
fragment: 4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 9.5 cm ) overall, with frame: 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 27.3 x 22.2 x 1 cm )
Description 
Fragment of silk flag flown during inauguration of George Washington in 1789; silk fabric with gold, blue, gray and red painted decoration; painted lettering "PRE..." (President).
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number 
1925.125
Gallery Label 
This fragment is from a flag flown during George Washington's inauguration as first President of the U.S. on April 30, 1789 at Federal Hall in New York City.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group