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Folkestone Town Council banner

Date made: 1914 (before)

Maker / artist: unknown

Date collected: unknown

Material: wood, silk, linen

Status: Further research required

Accession number: TBC

Folkestone Town Council banner. Silk banner of a medieval fighting ship (the symbol of the Cinque Ports) and the badge of Folkestone, which was a Limb of Dover. This banner appears in The Arrival of the Belgian Refugees painting, by Fredo Franzoni, on display at Folkestone Museum, so was in use in 1914, when they arrived.

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