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Flag

Object Number: 
INV.11429a
Date: 
1900-1950
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 41 3/4 x 60 1/2 in. ( 106 x 153.7 cm )
Description: 
Reproduction machine sewn wool ensign of the South Carolina Navy with thirteen white and red stripes with an ochre cotton rattlesnake in the center; blue cotton inscription below, "DONT TREAD ON ME".
Gallery Label: 
This ceremonial reproduction of a Revolutionary War South Carolina Naval ensign is based on a non-extant original. The design of the flag is derived from mezzotints and illustrations of the original.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group