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Flag: 38 Star American Flag

Object Name: Flag
Date: 1876-1889
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Medium: Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: Overall: 64 1/2 x 117 1/4 in. ( 163.8 x 297.8 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 Daisy E. French
Object Number: 1941.1100
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Marks: printed: on hoist: "AMERICAN ENSIGN/ 10-FT"

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This flag was bought in Waterbury, CT, by Thomas R. Taylor. It was last used Armstice Day, 1918.