Overall: 48 x 75 1/2 in. ( 121.9 x 191.8 cm )
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.
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.
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
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