The Louisbourg Flag

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1745

GUSN

GUSN-49654

Description

Flag with painted decoration of an oak tree pierced by a dagger surmounting a scroll. Plain wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

flags
linen (material)
paint (coating)
Flag

Inscription

"BELLO PAX QUAERITUR" (Black text on white ground)

Related Items

Title Flag Accession Number 1937.750

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifact

Dimensions

26 1/2 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Clifton Lisle

Accession Number

1980.1