Flag: 48 Star American
Overall: 8 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. ( 21.6 x 32.4 cm )
Silk kerchief with a U.S. flag printed in the center; forty-eight stars in the blue printed canton (six rows of eight stars); thirteen red and white stripes; image surrounded by a black rectangle; backed with white cotton.
This flag kerchief was carried by Lieutenant Roy Stigberg while he flew the military transport route from India to China, known as the "Hump," during World War II.
Gift of Mr. Charles T. Miller
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