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Catalog Number 1972.050
Description U.S. Flag with 38 stars on blue square and 7 red stripes on white silk. Hemmed along proper right and left edges.
Object Name Flag
Collection 3D - Ceremonial Objects
Title U.S. 38-star Flag, c. 1876-1889
Date c. 1876-1889
Creator Unknown
Role Fiber Artist
Inscription Text none
Notes "The 38-Star Flag: This Flag became the Official United States Flag on July 4th, 1877. A star was added for the admission of Colorado (August 1st 1876) and was to last for 13 years. The five Presidents to serve under this flag were; Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881), James A. Garfield (1881), Chester A. Arthur (1881-1885), Grover Cleveland (1885-1889), and Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)." [ 3/1/2017]
Dimensions H-29 W-38.75 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Flags
United States
Subjects Flags