Red Ensign flag - ROM2011_12309_1

ROM2011_12309_1

Red Ensign flag

Maker: British
Medium:Wool
Geography: Canada or USA
Date: 1805-1830
Dimensions:
143.5 x 271.8 cm
Object number: 985.133.1
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
Description

Similar to the Red Ensign flags given to Indigenous leaders by British officials in the 19th century.  It is similar to the one given to Oshawana during the War of 1812.


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