Old Glory is distinguished by its history and tradition. That is why history buffs love our cotton American flags. This flag is made from dense cotton bunting and is available printed for economy reasons or features embroidered stars, sewn stripes, and durable canvas heading and brass grommets. Cotton flags are ideal for indoor display. This flag is proudly made in the USA.
Do you know how "Old Glory" got her name? Historians say that the name was originally bestowed by William Driver, an early nineteenth-century American sea captain. The name also refers specifically to the flag owned by Driver that he hid during the Civil War to keep Rebel forces from destroying the well known flag "Old Glory" which he flew on his ship.
The standard size flag for a home is 3 ft. x 5 ft. Flags that are 2 ft. x 3 ft. and smaller are commonly used on boats. Flags sized 5 ft. by 9 ½ ft. are used for draping caskets.
Please Note: The 8 ft. x 12 ft. flag has a heavy duty rope heading and metal thimbles.
And flags denoted "government specifications" meet or exceed all government standards such as, size, proportions, thread count, and hemming.
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