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Catalog Number 2007.190.0
Object Name Banner
Accession number 2007.190
Description Commemorative banner, made for U.S. soldier in AEF Siberian Expedition; probably Japanese produced; orginally dark blue silk banner, now extrememly faded and fragile; splits along edges where it was attached in a frame; embroidered decorations of a dragon in grasp of an eagle, U.S. shield in center above another eagle with a life preserver and an anchor, flags of the Allies on either side; embroidered text: IN MEMORY OF MY CRUISE IN SIBERIA, JAPAN, MANILA P I - CO H. 27TH INFANTRY A.E.F. U.S. ARMY - CHINA - JAPAN, U.S. Victory medal attached in center with Siberia battle clasp, ribbon faded; appliqued copy (not actual insignia) of Siberian Expedition shoulder sleeve insignia; 80 x 50 cm
Subjects World War 1