Peace Flag 1891   Save
Ohio History Connection
Description: This wool U.S. flag has white fringe and cotton stars that have been hand-sewn. It features 13 red and white stripes and a blue canton with 44 5-pointed stars situated in staggered rows of 8-7-7-7-7-8 Known as the Peace Flag of 1891, it represents the pre-World War I peace movements in America. The dimensions are 134 by 210 cm. On June 14, 2000 (Baltimore, MD) The U.S. Postal Service released a set of 20 historic flags entitled "Stars and Stripes" which included the peace flag of 1891. Wyoming was admitted as the 44th state on July 10, 1890. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: H18370_001
Subjects: Ceremonial artifact; Communication artifact; Military flags; Textile--cotton; Textile--wool; Stars and Stripes; United States Postal Service;
Places: Ohio History Connection