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Flag: 36 Star American Flag

Object Number: 
1941.620
Date: 
1864-1867
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 110 x 174 in. ( 279.4 x 442 cm )
Description: 
Wool U.S. flag with thirty-six white cotton stars sewn onto the canton; thirteen red and white stripes; cotton hoist with metal grommets along its length.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Florence Stillman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group