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Flag: 1664

Object Number: 
INV.11774
Date: 
1900-1950
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 64 1/2 in. ( 91.4 x 163.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in center: "1664" printed: on tag on hoist: "STERLING/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./ ANCO-DYED"
Description: 
Wool flag of New York City; vertical stripes of orange, white and blue; center white stripe is printed with the New York City Seal; medallion with the Astor shield, decorated with beavers and cider casks divided by windmill blades, in the center a Native American holding a bow to the left and a man dressed in colonial attire to the right, above an eagle surmounts a globe and bellow it is incribed, "1664"; white cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end and in the center.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group