Fragment of regimental or state flag in envelope

Object Number: 
241
Date: 
ca. 1846
Medium: 
Silk, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 2 in. ( 11.1 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on flag: "No 2" handwritten: note accompanying #242: "No 1. Piece of the National Flag, brot/Home by the Volunteers from Mexico./No 2. The Regimental or State Flag."
Description: 
Fragment of painted silk flag; scallop shape with light blue overall paint and portion of gold lettering.
Gallery Label: 
This fragment of a regimental or state flag is a relic from the Mexican War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group