Framed fragment of flag flown during inauguaration of George Washington
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 )
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).
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.
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.