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Rainbow flag

Object Number: 
2017.20
Date: 
ca. 2015
Medium: 
Synthetic fabric, rope, brass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 ft. × 12 ft. 6 in. (243.8 cm × 3 m 81 cm)
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Description: 

Synthetic rectangular Rainbow flag (gay pride flag) with red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple horizontal stripes, machine-sewn; all four sides finished with white stitching; white rope, looped at either end, sewn into white header, with metal guards protecting and strengthening each loop; one brass grommet in middle of header with metal carabiner clip attached.

Gallery Label: 

This flag was raised by Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. on the flagpole in front of the firm's 140 Broadway headquarters on June 26, 2015, within 15 minutes of the Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriage.

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Credit Line: 
Gift of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
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Place Made: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group