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Flag: Daughters of the Cincinatti

Object Number: 
INV.11421
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 62 x 87 in. ( 157.5 x 221 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: center: "DAUGHTERS OF/ THE CINCINATTI/ SERVATA FIDES CINERI"
Description: 
Silk flag of the Daughters of the Cincinnati; two pale green stripes and a white stripe between; an embroidered Amercan bald eagle in shades of brown and gold with a banner in its beak inscribed, "DAUGHTERS OF/ THE CINCINNATI", a starburst medallion on its breast with a portrait of George Washington in the center inscribed, "SERVATA FIDES CINERI" and arrows and an olive laural branch in its talons in the center; white silk fringe on the three sides of the fly.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Daughters of the Cincinnati, through R. F. Bailey, 1955
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group