American Don't Tread On Me Feather


Shipping to United States: Free

This listing is for a made to order American Don't Tread On Me Feather.

The design is painted on a feather with a black background and "Don't Tread On Me" in gold lettering. The snake is yellow and black as in the original flag design.

The end of the Feather is wrapped in black sinew to help is stay put in your hatband.

This one of a kind American Feather is finished and ready to fly!

More about the history of this flag:

By the time of the War of Independence, the rattlesnake, frequently used in conjunction with the motto 'Don't Tread on Me,' was a common symbol for the United States, its independent spirit, and its resistance to tyranny.

The rattlesnake symbol was adopted by the Continental Congress in 1778 when a Seal of the War Office was designed and officially accepted. A rattlesnake was featured at the top of the seal holding a banner with the words “This We’ll Defend”. The message was that the Army was ready to defend and preserve America.

One of the first flags flown by our Navy may have been an adaptation of the "Rebellious Stripes" created at the time of the Stamp Act Congress. It featured thirteen red and white stripes. Stretched across them was the rippling form of a rattlesnake, and the words, "DON'T TREAD ON ME"- a striking indication of the colonists' courage and fierce desire for independence.
The flag we know today as the first Navy Jack (sometimes known as the "Culpepper Flag") is believed to have flown aboard the Alfred, flagship of the newly commissioned Continental fleet, in January, 1776.

American ships used this flag, or one of its variations, throughout the Revolutionary War. This powerful American symbol was used by the Continental Navy in 1776 and is being used again by the U.S. Navy in the War on Terrorism.

Shipping & Policies

Shipping from United States

Processing time

2-3 weeks

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will my American Feather Ship?

All American Feathers are currently made to order. Due to the amazing support and demand, there is a wait as many orders are placed at the same time. After you place your order via Etsy you should recieve a confirmation that includes your ship date. You can also see the estimated time it will take to ship on the Etsy listing before ordering. I truly appreciate your orders, support and patience as I create your own one of a kind American Feather!

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