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Object Name: Flag
Date: 1945
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Medium: Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: Overall: 44 3/4 x 91 in. ( 113.7 x 231.1 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Wool pennant shaped, swallow tailed Army-Navy flag; red wool along hoist with the inscription "ARMY" in white cotton letters; tail end blue wool with inscription "NAVY" in white cotton letters with a star above "NAVY"; in center a white "E" surrounded by a gold wreath; white cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end; outline of cotton around all the edges of the flag.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. George Bruchiss
Object Number: 1953.4
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Marks: sewn: center: "ARMY/ E/ NAVY"

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This flag was awarded by the U.S. government during World War II for Excellence in manufacture of airplane pars for war work. It was awarded to a firm in the Palmer-Singer Building, at the corner of 32nd and 37th Sts, Long Island City, NY. It was secured by the donor when the firm went out of business.