Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. For details, please visit our calendar.

Flag: French

Flag: French
Title
Flag: French
Date 
ca. 1918
Medium 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions 
Overall: 48 1/2 x 72 1/2 in. ( 123.2 x 184.2 cm )
Description 
Wool French flag with three vertical stripes of red, white and blue; natural cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end.
Credit Line 
Gift of David Howland
Object Number 
1947.26
Gallery Label 
This French flag belonged to the donor's Aunt, Francis L. Howland, a Red Cross worker in France during World War I.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group