Wool, linen, jute rope, wood
Overall: 21 1/2 x 63 in. ( 54.6 x 160 cm )
printed: on hoist: "MEAL/ U.S.S. KEARSARGE"
Red wool pennant with a linen hoist strung through with a jute rope; rope ends in a wooden button.
This pennant was used on the U.S.S. Kearsarge, which fought the Confederate ship "Alabama," to signal meal times.
Gift of Henry O. Havemeyer
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