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American flag remnant

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown
Origin Date:
Unknown
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 3 1/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0105
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Textiles

Description

Scrap of pieced silk American flag features two white stripes, one red stripe, and a swatch of blue on one end. A piece of paper included with the flag reads: "This is part of the silk flag that draped the Presidential box the night of April 14, 1865; the night President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum