Sunday, October 30, 2011

American Centennial Flag, 1876

Here is a beautiful close-up of a homemade silk Centennial flag with the dates 1776-1876 hand embroidered in silk thread. It's apparent from the flag's construction that the maker of the flag, A. Whipple of Albany, New York, was an expert seamstress

1 comment:

  1. Hello, Not sure if this website is still active, but I have a flag I am emailing you. Would love to learn more about. Printed with 43 stars and 12 stripes. thanks, I enjoyed your site!