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1930

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Flag (USA), 1890–1930

This is a flag. It is dated 1890–1930 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Elinor Merrell. It is credited Bequest of Elinor Merrell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 57.5 × 92.1 cm (22 5/8 × 36 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Undecipherable signature behind the bear's right rear paw may be 'D & M co' within a three sided box.

Cite this object as

Flag (USA), 1890–1930; cotton; H x W: 57.5 × 92.1 cm (22 5/8 × 36 1/4 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-301

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