Flag

Object Number: 
INV.12343
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Silk, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 1/4 x 24 1/2 in. ( 56.5 x 62.2 cm )
Description: 
Silk U.S. flag with nine (originally) stars in the canton (eight in a circle around a single star); thirteen red and white stripes; white cotton hoist strung through with a white cotton cord.
Gallery Label: 
This U.S. flag may be a Civil War flag of the Union, representing nine Northern states.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group