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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.09.00201
Date 1860
Description Pattern: N/A flag; blue field; silk. Obverse: Central North Carolina state seal depicting two female figures with unit name and "Organized March 15th 1860" in gold paint. Signed by manufacturer, "Hortsmann, Philada." Reverse: Central seal with presentation history inscription, "E. Pluribus Unum" and "Greensboro N. Carolina" in gold paint. Conserved
Stars: None.
Border: Yellow silk fringe on 3 sides.
Attachment: Ties.
Unit Designation: "Guilford Greys" in oil paint.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (silk); paint
Dimensions H-64 W-72 inches
Owner Regiment 27th North Carolina Infantry, Co. B, "Guilford Greys"
Made Horstmann, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Provenance Flag of the 27th North Carolina Infantry, Co. B, "Guilford Greys". Designed by Dr. D. P. Weir and made in Philadelphia by Horstmann and Sons. Presented to the unit by the Ladies of Edgeworth Female Seminary, Greensboro, North Carolina, at the coronation of their May Queen, Mary Moorehead, May 1860.
People Moorehead, Mary
unidentified women of Edgeworth Female Seminary, Greensboro, North Carolina
Weir, D. P.
Subjects women
civilians