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Flag: 38 Star American Flag

Object Number: 
1941.1100
Date: 
1876-1889
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 64 1/2 x 117 1/4 in. ( 163.8 x 297.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on hoist: "AMERICAN ENSIGN/ 10-FT"
Description: 
Wool machine sewn U.S. flag with thirty-eight cotton printed stars in five rows (three rows of eight divided by two rows of seven) on the canton; thirteen red and white stripes; white cotton hoist with metal grommets along its length, inscription on hoist.
Gallery Label: 
This flag was bought in Waterbury, CT, by Thomas R. Taylor. It was last used Armstice Day, 1918.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Daisy E. French
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group