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Object ID 1948.047
Object Name Flag
Collection Flags
Credit line Gift of the Estate of Mrs. A.D. Warner
Date circa 1876
Description Hand-stitched, wool, American Stars & Stripes flag with seven red and six white stripes that are printed onto the fabric. The 31 1/2" x 25 3/4" navy blue wool canton contains forty printed white stars. The 2 1/2" wide canvas hoist is a sleeve that has eight old tack holes along it and hand-written text on the upper corner, near the canton, on one side: "A.D. Warner."
Dimensions W-46 L-84.5 inches
Owned Emalea Pusey Warner
Used Tugboat "Martha"
Provenance The flag came with a note dated July 30, 1909 and signed by Emalea Pusey Warner (Mrs. A.D. Warner): "This flag was purchased by Mrs. A.D. Warner, Sr. on July 4, 1876 at 6:00 A.M. with a dividend of $6 from the little tug "Martha," which did useful harbor work."
Subjects Flags
Tugboats
Boats
Textiles
Search Terms Flags
Emalea Pusey Warner
Tugboats
Martha
Nineteenth Century
40 Star Flags
Material Wool; canvas hoist