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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.07.00048a
Description Pattern: N/A, flag fragment; blue wool bunting with star. Two pieces of ribbon, one white and one red, are pinned to the star and bunting. Stored in a mourning envelope.
Stars: One white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: None.
Attachment: None.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material Wool/Cotton
Dimensions H-8 W-9 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis
Made Stephenson Maker
Provenance This fragment of a Confederate flag was found in a writing desk used by Jefferson Davis, which was presented to the Memorial Rooms at Macon, Ga "where we were so charmingly received" (this quote is from the original label by Varina Davis). The flag fragment's history is unknown.
People Davis, Jefferson