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Flag: 40 stars

Object Number: 
1942.472
Date: 
1867-1875
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 57 3/4 x 91 1/2 in. ( 146.7 x 232.4 cm )
Description: 
Wool machine-sewn U.S. flag with thirty-seven white cotton stars on both sides of the blue canton (three rows of seven stars, two rows of eight at top and bottom); thirteen red and white stripes; white cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Joseph H. Freelander
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group