Flag: Pine Tree Flag
flag: 4 x 6 in. ( 10.2 x 15.2 cm ) flagstaff: 11 x 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 0.6 cm )
Silk printed white flag with a green pine tree in the center; nailed to a black wood flagstaff with a gold painted finial.
The pine tree flag was originally the flag of the Massachussetts Colony. In 1776 it became the ensign of Naval Vessels.
Charles M. Lefferts Collection
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