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Flag and flagstaff (two pieces)

Object Number: 
INV.11433a-c
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, wood, metal finial and nails
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 35 × 57 in. (88.9 × 144.8 cm) Overall (b): 59 × 1 in. (149.9 × 2.5 cm) Overall (c): 36 1/4 in. × 1 i
Marks: 
hand painted: on hoist: "CPW" printed: on tag on hoist: "THE NAME/ ANNIN/ GUARANTEES/ QUALITY/ the best Since 1847/ HIGH GRADE/ REG. U. S. PAT. OFF./ ALL WOOL BUNTING"
Description: 
Wool reproduction Dutch West India Company flag; stripes of blue, white and orange with the intials "W/ G C" (G and C superimposed over the W) in blue wool; white cotton hoist nailed to a woodedn flagstaff with four metal nails; brass spade shaped finial with a conical rest; bottom half of flagstaff attached to top with a metal cuff; ball end.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group