East African Flag Staff & Finial from ZFC0201

Sub-collection: de Young Museum

East African Flag Staff - Abushiri Revolt.
This wooden flagstaff and spear finial along with small handmade cotton flag (ZFC0201) was gifted to San Francisco's de Young museum by Hermann Schussler on 5 April 1919. The accession records indicate that it was, "- carried by Mohammedan Swahilis at the insurrection at Kilwa, East Africa."

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