Flag: 13 stars

Object Number: 
INV.11783
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 x 57 1/2 in. ( 94 x 146 cm )
Description: 
Wool reproduction U.S. flag with thirteen cotton stars hand applied to the canton in a eight star wreath around a single star, with a star in each of the four corners; thirteen red and white stripes; white cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end.
Gallery Label: 
This reproduction U.S. flag is one of many designs used in the colonial period after the Flag Resolution of 1773, which stated, "... the Flag of the united states be thirteen stripes alternated red and white; that the Union be thirteen stars white in a blue field representing a new constelation."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group