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Description

A large rectangular flag with a red field and an off-white circle enclosing a dark blue 'T'; it is pieced and handsewn; threaded with a rope for hanging.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Inscribed on a hanging tag from the rope loop: ""House flag of the/Tucker family/South Dartmouth/Whaling Ships/Checkerboard and/whaling strainer also/acquired."" [in NFL's hand]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hand sewing
hemp (fiber)
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
FLAG
flags
hand sewing
Hemp
hemp (fiber)
Linen
linen (material)
Machine Sewn
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
90 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.978
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3195

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