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Flag

Object Number: 
1944.118a
Date: 
1915
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 1/2 x 57 in. ( 97.8 x 144.8 cm )
Description: 
Silk U.S. flag with forty-eight white embroidered stars in the blue canton (six rows of eight stars); thirteen red and white stripes; gold fringe trim around the three edges of the fly; three cream silk ribbons sewn to the hoist.
Gallery Label: 
This U.S. flag was given to the Daughters of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of New York by Ulysses S. Grant Post 327 of the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic), Brooklyn, N.Y. on April 20, 1915.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Daughters of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, through Mrs. E. K. Waterbury, Treasurer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group