US 13 Star, 16 Stripe, Revenue Cutter Ensign, 1894

Sub-collection: Mastai - Early American Flags

13 Star U.S. Revenue Marine Ensign & Custom House Flag 1894.
Oliver Wolcott was given the honor of conceiving a new ensign. On 1799 he presented his design to President Adams. Wolcott's concept consisted of an ensign of 16 vertical stripes, alternating red and white, corresponding to the number of states comprising the Union by 1799.

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