Flag: 48 stars

Object Number: 
1960.61
Date: 
1912-1959
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 x 46 1/4 in. ( 73.7 x 117.5 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: tag on hoist: "DEFIANCE/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./ 2 PLY. MOTH PROOF/ BUNTING"
Description: 
Wool U.S. flag with forty-eight white cotton stars applied to both sides of the blue canton (six rows of eight stars); thirteen red and white stripes; white cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elihu Spicer
Provenance: 
George T. Bague Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group