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Catalog Number 1976.298
Description Bicentennial Flag, 1976. White cotton canvas flag has a blue and red star in the center surrounded by writing: "AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL / 1776 - 1976". Print goes all the way through the material and is visible from the back. Flag has a 1/4" hem on top and bottom, a 3/4" hem on right side and the left side has a 2" quilted hem with brass colored metal 7/8" grommets at top and bottom in the center of the hem.
Object Name Flag
Collection 3D - Ceremonial Objects
Title Bicentennial Flag, 1976
Date 1976
Creator Storm King
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "Critically Recognized Commemorative / of the AMERICAN REVOLUTION / ... / LICENSE NO. 76-19-0500 Authorized / under, Public Law 93.179." & "4x6 STORM KING / ALL COTTON WPL 1121" (stamped in blue near grommet on top left edge)
Provenance
Notes "The United States Bicentennial was a series of celebrations and observances during the mid-1970s that paid tribute to historical events leading up to the creation of the United States of America as an independent republic. It was a central event in the memory of the American Revolution. The Bicentennial culminated on Sunday, July 4, 1976, with the 200th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence."
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Bicentennial 6/15/2017]
Dimensions H-44 W-68 D-0.125 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Bicentennial
Bicentennials - American Revolution
Flags
Subjects Celebrations
Commemoration
Flags