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Object Name: American flag
Date: ca. 1896
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Medium: Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: Overall: 46 1/2 x 80 1/4 in. ( 118.1 x 203.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Wool U.S. flag with forty-five cotton stars applied to the canton (three rows of eight interspaced with three rows of seven stars); thirteen red and white stripes; cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Moss
Object Number: 1941.238
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This flag belonged to the donor's father, Bernard Goetz, of Philadelphia, PA. He lighted the Centennial Exhibition night-light reflectors in 1876.