Flag, United States 48 Star, Gen. Claire Chennault Headquarters

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number

A19630366000

Physical Description

United States 48 star national flag flown at Gen Claire Chennault’s headquarters; consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton with forty-eight white, five-pointed stars arranged 6 horizontal rows of 8 stars; gold fringe boarder.

Credit Line

Donated by the Fourteenth Air Force Association

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

Overall: Silk

Dimensions

3-D (Folded): 45.7 x 7.6 x 48.3cm (18 x 3 x 19 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

MEMORABILIA-World War II