Flag: 38 stars

Object Number: 
1951.72
Date: 
1876-1889
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 51 1/2 x 88 1/2 in. ( 130.8 x 224.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on hoist: "PATENTED/ APR. 26TH 1870/ AMERICAN ENSIGN/ 7 FT"
Description: 
Wool machine sewn U.S. flag with thirty-eight cotton printed stars in five rows (three rows of eight divided by two rows of seven) on the canton; thirteen red and white stripes; white cotton hoist with metal grommets along its length, inscription on hoist.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katherine D. Jackson, in memory of her son, First Lieut. William F. Jackson, killed in the line of duty in Belgium, June 17, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group