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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.09.00205
Date pre-1861
Description Pattern: North Carolina state; cotton, satin. Inscription: "May 20th 1775 May 20th 1861" in satin letters
Stars: One; white satin, 5-pointed.
Border: 1/8-inch red cotton tape on 3 sides, 1/2-inch sleeve on hoist edge.
Attachment: Sleeve and/or rope and toggle.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (cotton, satin)
Dimensions H-40 W-61.75 Dia-10 inches
Owned John W. Ellis
Made Ladies of St. Mary's School, Raleigh, North Carolina
Provenance North Carolina state flag of Gov. John W. Ellis. Made by the Ladies of St. Mary's School, Raleigh, North Carolina. Presented to Gov. John W. Ellis of North Carolina before his death in July 1861.
People Ellis, John W.
unidentified women
Subjects women
civilians