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

Dimensions

90 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.978