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Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-25340

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

Descriptive Terms

flags
wool (textile)
patriotism
American
Wool
United States of America
Patriotism
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Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Possibly Dalton, J. M. (Maker)

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifact

Dimensions

81.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.618