Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 in. ( 5.7 x 7.6 cm )
pencil inscription: on card accompanying fragment: "A piece of the/Secession Flag taken from/defended in/Fort Sumpter (sic)/at the time of/the bombardment"
pencil inscription: on envelope containing fragment: "Piece of Secession flag at/Ft. Sumpter (sic)
Rectangular blue wool fragment from the Confederate flag flown at Fort Sumter.
Gift of Miss Esther Karst, 1943
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.