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Abraham Lincoln pennant

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown
Origin Date:
1860-1865
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 17 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0170
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Textiles

Description

White silk swallow-tail pennant with a blue border. The border contains thirty seven white stars. In the middle is a stamped depiction of Abraham Lincoln; "Lincoln" is printed underneath. The pennant is backed on a tan, fabric-covered board. It is a campaign pennant from the 1864 election. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum