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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.00.00122
Description Pattern: Miniature Second National flag; silk. "Lake H. Gay, Ala. / 1861" handwritten on field; other writing illegible, badly faded.
Stars: Thirteen gold thread, 5-pointed.
Border: None.
Attachment: None.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (silk)
Dimensions H-3.25 W-5.25 inches
Owned Lake H. Gay (tentative)
Provenance Miniature flag. Unknown history; possibly wartime. Believed made and/or owned by Lake H. Gay of Alabama, based upon inscription.
People Gay, Lake H. (tentative)
Subjects women (tentative)
civilians (tentative)