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Flag: 35 stars

Object Number: 
1946.320
Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, linen, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 x 58 1/2 x 4 in. ( 96.5 x 148.6 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Wool U.S. flag with thirty-five white cotton stars applied to both sides of the beige (originally blue) canton (five rows of seven stars); thirteen red and white stripes; natural linen hoist with metal grommets at each end.
Gallery Label: 
This U.S. flag was carried by the donor's father in the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Richard H. Gosman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group