: This wool 45 star American flag's sleeve bears maker's stamp. The M. C. Lilley & Co was founded in Columbus, Ohio in the mid 1860s. The American Flag gained its 45th star (Utah) on January 4, 1896 and grew to 46 (Oklahoma) on November 16, 1907.
In 1865, The rectangle flag measures 160cm by 245 cm. View on Ohio Memory.
: H65457_001 Subjects
: Ceremonial artifact; Communication artifact; Military flags; Stars & Stripes; Textile--wool; Places
: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)