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Flag: Roerich Peace Flag

Object Number: 
1934.52
Date: 
1934
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 38 1/4 in. ( 62.2 x 97.2 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: on tag on hoist: "AMERICAN FLAG CO/ MANUFACTURERS/ NEW YORK- CHICAGO" printed: on hoist: "2x3"
Description: 
Wool Roerich peace flag; white with a red circle around three red circles in the forming a triangle; cotton canvas hoist with metal grommets at each end.
Gallery Label: 
The Roerich Peace flag, designed by Nicholas Roerich, is a symbol of the cultural integrity of all nations. The Roerich Peace Pact aimed to protect the treasures of culture, museums, churches, and historic monuments, as inviolable and neutral in times of war and peace.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group