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Description

Machine-stitched construction. Thirteen red and white stripes, each a separate panel sewn together. Thiry-seven white linen stars sewn on by hand. 6 even rows of six stars each w/ a single star inserted at right upper corner. Hand embossed at hem: "J.M. Dalton," Also, "D" at bottom right corner.

Details

Maker
Possibly Dalton, J. M. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1850
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
wool (textile)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
American
FLAG
flags
patriotism
Patriotism
United States of America
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
81.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.618
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25340

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