|Description||The ornament is constructed of woven palmetto leaves. This ornament is shaped like a tree with a snake wrapped around its trunk, and has a blue wool backing. It is associated with another palmetto ornament shaped like a cross (0985.2.124).|
Unknown. Probably a secession badge or cockade.
Coiled rattlesnake around tree: Very popular Revolutionary War symbol resurrected in South Carolina and Georgia at time of secession.