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Description Large embroidered silk banner commemorating Admiral Dewy's victory at the Battle of Manila Bay in the Philippines: black fabric body with embroidery of cotton and metallic threads, eagle on top with six US flags below in shape of shield; painting in center of battle with ships on fire; bottom has embroidered anchor, two cannons, and stack cannonballs; blue ribbon at very bottom with "E PLURIBUS UNUM"; and gold silk fringe sewn to bottom edge.
Dimensions H-49.5 W-29.5 D-1 inches
Year Range from 1898
Event Spanish-American War
Year range to 1900
Material Wool/Cotton/Silk/Paint/Gilt
Object ID 2457
Object Name Banner
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