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Object Name: Flag
Date: 1876
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Medium: Wool, cotton, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 74 x 146 in. ( 188 x 370.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Wool machine-sewn U.S. flag with thirty-eight cotton printed stars in five rows (three rows of eight divided by two rows of seven) on the canton; thirteen red and white stripes; white cotton hoist with metal grommets along its length, inscription on hoist.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Louise M. L. Puig
Object Number: 1947.252
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Marks: printed: on hoist: "PATENTED/ APR. 26TH 1870/ AMERICAN ENSIGN/ 12 FT" handwritten: on tag sewn to hoist: "PUIG" handwritten: on hoist: "10.00"

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This flag was used by the donor's parents at the time of the U.S. Centennial.