Flag: 38 Stars American
Wool, cotton, metal
Overall: 74 x 146 in. ( 188 x 370.8 cm )
printed: on hoist: "PATENTED/ APR. 26TH 1870/ AMERICAN ENSIGN/ 12 FT" handwritten: on tag sewn to hoist: "PUIG" handwritten: on hoist: "10.00"
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.
This flag was used by the donor's parents at the time of the U.S. Centennial.
Gift of Miss Louise M. L. Puig
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