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Flag: Cromwell Flag (modified, w/pine tree)

Object Number: 
INV.12269h
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Silk, wood
Dimensions: 
flag: 4 x 6 in. ( 10.2 x 15.2 cm ) flagstaff: 11 x 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Silk printed flag with a green pine tree in a white canton; red field; nailed to a black wood flagstaff with a gold painted finial.
Gallery Label: 
The "Cromwell flag" was the original flag of the American colonies, adopted in 1707.
Credit Line: 
Charles M. Lefferts Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group