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Flag: 38 stars

Object Number: 
1956.191
Date: 
1870
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 1/2 x 57 in. ( 97.8 x 144.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on hoist: "PATENTED 1870"
Description: 
Wool U.S. flag with thirty-eight cotton stars on a blue canton (four rows of seven stars divided by two rows of five); thirteen red and white stripes; white cotton hoist with three metal grommets.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert J. MacMichael
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group