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Object ID 1940.051
Object Name Flag
Collection Flags
Credit line Gift of Miss Anne Latavitz
Date circa 1938
Made ABE Berstrand & Co.
Makers mark White grosgrain silk manufacturer's label with blue text sewn onto one side of the hoist: "ABE Bernstrand & Co / Skeppsbron 16 Stockholm / EX1 MA Stormcluck."
Description Machine-stitched, wool Swedish flag with a royal blue field that is divided by a yellow cross that is pieced in, not printed. The arms of the cross are 8 1/2" wide. The 1 1/4" wide white canvas hoist has a brass ring at the lower end and a length of rope threaded up through the hoist to emerge from the top end (30" of rope are exposed). There is a white grosgrain silk manufacturer's label with blue text sewn onto one side of the hoist: "ABE Bernstrand & Co / Skeppsbron 16 Stockholm / EX1 MA Stormcluck."
Dimensions H-42 L-68 inches
Dimension Details
Subjects Flags
Anniversaries
Celebrations
Search Terms New Sweden
Tercentenary Celebration
300th Anniversary
Flags
Sweden
Twentieth Century
Celebrations
Anniversaries
Material Wool
Place of Origin Stockholm, Sweden
Event 300th Anniversary of the Swedish landing in Delaware