Flag

GUSN

GUSN-3195

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

Descriptive Terms

flags
hand sewing
hemp (fiber)
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Linen
Wool
Hemp
Machine Sewn
FLAG

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifact

Dimensions

90 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.978