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Object Name: Flag
Date: 1934
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Medium: Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: Overall: 24 1/2 x 38 1/4 in. ( 62.2 x 97.2 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
and: Chicago
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.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 1934.52
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Marks: embroidered: on tag on hoist: "AMERICAN FLAG CO/ MANUFACTURERS/ NEW YORK- CHICAGO" printed: on hoist: "2x3"

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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.