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Raven: A Journal of Vexillology

Volume 13, 2006

Laura K. Kidd
Pages 59-75
DOI: 10.5840/raven2006133

“A splendid and beautiful Silk Flag”: Restoring and Remembering America’s History Stitch by Stitch

The conservation of a 1913 U.S. flag that originally belonged to Worthen Post No. 128 of the Grand Army of the Republic in Murphysboro, Illinois, provides a case study in complementary interventive and investigative conservation methods. “Before” and “after” images demonstrate the success of the project.