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Object Name Flag
Description Silk American flag with 48 white stars on blue background in PUR corner. Remaining portion of flag has seven red stripes and six white stripes. Goes with #1976.34b, thin wooden flag pole painted black with wooden finial at the top tip painted gold. Silk flag has masking tape along the PR edge. NOTE: Flag was originally attached to the pole with two failing staples along the PUR and PLR edge of flag to pole. Based on the poor condition, flag was removed from the pole by Fred Bridge and is now one of two objects.
Date Early 19th century
Material Silk, tape
Dimensions H-0.25 W-36 D-24 inches
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Education
Catalog Number 1976.34a
Source unknown