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Call #:
1961.5.1
Title:
Thirteen Star United States Flag
Collection type:
Personal Symbol
Date:
ca. 1861
Object type:
8: Communication Artifacts; Ceremonial Artifacts; Organizational Objects; Flag
Materials:
fibre, wool
fibre, wool
Medium:
Woven, machine Sewn, hand
Description:
Twelve white stars and one pale red star on a field of blue. Narrow blue band down one side with tiny brass rings, eleven alternating stripes of beige and red. Wider stripe sew down the other side. Stamped in black in "Lincoln and Hamlin"
Dimensions:
Height:42.5 in x Width:29.5 in
--or--
Height:108 cm x Width:75 cm
Subjects:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891
Flags United States
Provenance:
Gift of Mr. Stuart Coleman
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