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Flag: 38 Stars American

Object Number: 
1947.252
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 74 x 146 in. ( 188 x 370.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on hoist: "PATENTED/ APR. 26TH 1870/ AMERICAN ENSIGN/ 12 FT" handwritten: on tag sewn to hoist: "PUIG" handwritten: on hoist: "10.00"
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 used by the donor's parents at the time of the U.S. Centennial.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Louise M. L. Puig
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group