Shawn Pease brought this wonderful World War I-era American flag to us. According to his grandfather (who served in the 101st Infantry of the famed “Yankee” Division), the flag “flew in France during the War”. Note the period repairs and patches including two with vintage silk. Shawn and I are figuring out a plan to conserve and mount the flag for display at the Varnum Memorial Armory Museum.
Total cost will be in the $1800 range. We welcome any donations. Feel free to email curator Patrick Donovan, or make a donation online (select the “Varnum Memorial Armory Museum” as a designated fund).
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