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Catalog Number 1972.052
Description Green, Yellow and Red Striped Flag, n.d. Small 22.5" x 29" flag consisting of three vertical stripes of green, yellow and red. The green and yellow stripes are 9.5" wide, while the red stripe is 10" wide. Fabric appears to be dyed cotton. Sections are sewn together with white thread. There is a seam at top and bottom but sides have unfinished selvage edges. Pin holes along green edge indicates that it may have hung vertically with green stripe on top.
Object Name Flag
Collection 3D - Ceremonial Objects
Title Green, Yellow and Red Striped Flag, n.d.
Date n.d.
Creator Unknown
Role Fiber Artist
Inscription Text none
Notes A flag is a "piece of cloth, varying in size, shape, color and design, usually attached at one edge to a staff or cord and used as the symbol of a nation, state, or organization, as a means of signaling, etc; ensign; standard; banner; pennant." []

Possibly the Natioanl Flag of the Republic of Guiniea:
Status:UN Member Country
Capital City:Conakry
Main Cities:Kankan
Area:245,860 km2
Currency:1 Guinean franc = 100 centimes
Languages:French, tribal languages
Religions:Muslim, Tribal, Roman Catholic

or the Republic of Mali:
Status:UN Member Country
Capital City:Bamako
Main Cities:Timbuktu, Ségou, Mopti, Sikasso, Kayes, Gao
Area:1,240,190 km2
Currency:1 CFA franc = 100 centimes (no longer used)
Languages:French, Mandé group
Religions:Sunni Muslim

[ 9/29/2016]
Dimensions H-22.5 W-29 D-0.125 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Flags
Subjects Flags