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Flag: E Pluribus Unum

Object Number: 
1946.197
Date: 
1915-1925
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 3/4 x 29 in. ( 55.2 x 73.7 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: center: "E PLURIBUS/ UNUM"
Description: 
White silk flag of the Assistant Secretary of War embroidered with an American bald eagle with a laurel branch and arrows in its talons, a banner inscribed "E PLURIBUS/ UNUM" in its beak and U.S. shield at its breast below a blue medallion with thirteen stars and above a laurel wreath; four red stars in the corners; red silk fringe trim on the three sides of the fly; embroidered on both sides.
Gallery Label: 
The donor was Assistant Secretary of War from 1921 to 1923.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Colonel J. Mayhew Wainwrigh, through his daughter, Mrs. Philip K. Condict
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group