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Object Number: 
1945.81
Date: 
1945
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 60 1/2 x 35 1/2 in. ( 153.7 x 90.2 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: on tag on hoist: "THE NAME/ ANNIN/ GUARENTEES/ QUALITY/ DEFIANCE/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./ TWO PLY-MOTH PROOF/ GUARENTEED DEFIANCE FAST COLORS"
Description: 
Blue wool printed banner with an image of a minute man holding a rifle and surrounded by a wreath of thirteen stars; white cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end.
Gallery Label: 
This Minute Man banner citation was awarded by the Treasury Department to firms when 90% of its employees participated in a payroll savings plan, for the purchase of War Bonds.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group