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Object ID 1955.033
Object Name Flag
Collection Flags
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Camperson
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1925
Description Machine-stitched, wool, U.S. Yacht Ensign flag that has seven red and six white stripes and a 19 1/2" x 16 1/2" navy blue canton with a central white fouled anchor motif inside a circle of thirteen white stars. The flag has a canvas hoist with two steel grommets. This flag design first came into use in 1849 and was meant to be used by yachts of American Registry so that they would not have to clear customs when pleasure sailing from port to port.
Dimensions W-30.5 L-47 inches
Dimension Details
Subjects Flags
Search Terms U.S. Yacht Ensigns
Maritime Flags
Material Wool