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Flag

Object Number: 
1946.22
Date: 
1941-1945
Medium: 
Rayon, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 48 x 75 1/2 in. ( 121.9 x 191.8 cm )
Description: 
Rayon and silk Service flag of the New York Historical Society; red rayon ground with a central white silk rectangular field with nine blue silk stars sewn in rows of three.
Gallery Label: 
The stars on this flag represent the nine members of the New York Historical Society who served in the armed forces during World War II: William R. Baillie, Army; Laidslaw Csierny, Army; Joseph Gymory, Army; H. Maxson Holloway, Navy; George Henry Johnson, Army; Vincent J. Marshall, Army; Charles T. Miller, Army; George Takacs, Army; Alexander J. Wall, Jr., Army.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group