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)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Clifton Lisle

Accession Number

1980.1

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