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Object ID 1935.004
Object Name Flag
Collection Flags
Credit line Gift of Miss Maria M. Baugh
Date circa 1865
Made Mrs. Elizabeth Jefferis Carlisle; Stewart Carlisle
Description Hand-made United States flag with thirty-four, hand-painted stars arranged in two concentric circles around a central star and with a single star in each corner. The flag has seven red stripes and six white stripes.
Dimensions W-36 L-51 inches
Dimension Details
Owned Carlisle family
Provenance Hand-made by Mrs. Elizabeth Carlisle with stars painted by her husband, Stewart Carlisle. It flew at half-mast when President Lincoln was assassinated.
Subjects Flags

Search Terms Flags
Lincoln Assassination
Civil War
Elizabeth Jefferis Carlisle
Stewart Carlisle
34 Star Flags
Nineteenth Century
Material Cotton
Event Civil War