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Miniature flag

Object Number: 
INV.8671nn
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Linen, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall (rolled): 3/8 x 5/8 x 5 in. (1 x 1.6 x 12.7 cm) Overall (unrolled): 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 5 in. (0.6 x 17.1 x 12.7 cm)
Description: 
Horizontal rectangular linen flag on wooden dowel pole (dowel broken); yellow printed image at the center, of a lyre with shamrock garland below.
Gallery Label: 
This minature flag was among the items found in the footlocker of William H. Paine, who served as a surveyor with the Army engineers during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Isidore L. Rosenzweig, in Memory of Bessie and Isidore L. Rosenzweig, 1978
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group