Cross made from old flagstaff of the Confederate Congress

Object Number: 
INV.3628a-d
Date: 
1940-1960
Medium: 
Wood, paper, cardboard
Dimensions: 
Box: 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 0.6 x 5.4 x 5.4 cm ) Overall (cross): 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1/8 in. (3.8 x 3.8 x 0.3 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on document: "Made from Old Flag/Staff of Confederate Con-/gress, Richmond, Va."
Description: 
Square wood (possibly pine) block carved on top surface with a formée cross with the letter "B" carved in the center; with accompanying printed document (two copies): "Made from Old Flag/Staff of Confederate Con-/gress, Richmond, Va."; cardboard box, bottom only.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group