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United States Flag that covered President Kennedy's Casket

United States Flag that covered President Kennedy's Casket

Maker: Valley Forge Flag Company (American, founded in 1882)

Materials: cotton

The United States flag used to adorn President John F. Kennedy's coffin.  On the upper left corner of the front of the flag is the number 2 written in pencil, representing the number of the seamstress who stitched the flag.  This flag was presented to Mrs. John F. Kennedy at the President's funeral.