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Flag

Object Number: 
1935.49
Date: 
1861-1863
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 95 x 154 in. ( 241.3 x 391.2 cm )
Description: 
Wool machine-sewn U.S. flag with 34 cotton stars on each side of the canton; thirteen red and white stripes; natural linen hoist with metal grommets along its length.
Gallery Label: 
This flag was bought and hung out by the donor's father, New York lawyer William Thurston Horn, at the time of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession in 1865. Horn lived at 325 Second Avenue at 19th Street.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Thurston Horn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group