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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.10.00196
Date 1861
Description Pattern: Miniature South Carolina state flag, single-sided; silk with palmetto elements, including crescent. Obverse: Blue field with woven palmetto fronds; Latin motto in gold paint, "Animis Opibusque Parati". Reverse: plain white silk backing.
Stars: None.
Border: None.
Attachment: Sleeve. On flagstaff with pointed wooden finial.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.

Material textile (silk); palmetto
Dimensions H-10.5 W-15.5 inches
Provenance Miniature South Carolina state flag. Used as a secession banner, 1861.
Subjects secession