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Flag: graduates of the 7th Regiment 3430/350

Object Number: 
1951.515
Date: 
1917-1918
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 50 1/4 x 72 in. ( 127.6 x 182.9 cm )
Description: 
Red wool U.S. Regimental flag with a white rectangle in the center; white cotton lettering across top and bottom, "GRADUATES/ OF THE/ 7TH REGIMENT"; in the center blue stars form the number "3430" over the number "350" in gold stars; white cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end.
Gallery Label: 
This World War I service flag indicates the number of men from the 7th regiment that were in service at the time it was made, 3,430, and the number of men who had died while in service, 350.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth Miller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group