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Flag and flagstaff

Object Number: 
1969.3.3a-e
Date: 
1940-1960
Medium: 
Synthetic textile, ebony, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 37 1/2 × 62 1/2 in. (95.3 × 158.8 cm) Overall (b): 44 in. × 1 1/2 in. (111.8 × 3.8 cm) Overall (c): 2
Marks: 
engraved: on plaque: "PROPERTY OF/ NEW YORK COURT/ A.& H. A. CO."
Description: 
Synthetic textile U.S. flag with forty-eight machine embroidered stars in the canton; thirteen red and white stripes; gold synthetic fringe on three sides of the fly; ebony tapered flagstaff in three sections, divided by flared metal cuffs; metal ovoid tip on base, meal cuff at top to hold finial; engraved metal plaque on top section inscribed, "PROPERTY OF/ NEW YORK COURT/ A.& H. A. CO.;" cast metal eagle on a ball finial.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the New York State Court of the National Society of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group