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Flag: 38 stars

Object Name: Flag
Date: 1876-1889
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Medium: Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: Overall: 51 1/2 x 88 1/2 in. ( 130.8 x 224.8 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A.
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 Katherine D. Jackson in memory of her son First Lieut. William F. Jackson, killed in the line of duty in Belgium, June 17, 1945
Object Number: 1951.72
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Marks: printed: on hoist: "PATENTED/ APR. 26TH 1870/ AMERICAN ENSIGN/ 7 FT"